2 November, 2017
Kiwi and Avocado Smoothie with Lime, Honey and Aloe Vera
2 Weird Looking Fruits
This aloe vera juice recipe is wonderful for pregnant women to receive adequate supply of folates.
Kiwi and Avocado may not be most people’s favorite fruits. It could be due to their rather strange looking forms. They are not bright enough to attraction mainstream interest such as apples, oranges or bananas. If you have been overlooking kiwi and avocado fruits from your diet, you must have missed out on some of their valuable healthy benefits.
Avocado aids those with high blood pressure and constipation so well that its impacts might enough to dump the medicines. Expecting ladies or women trying to get pregnant require folic acid. Avocado supplies folic acid. It has scores of other health benefits that will amaze you, like it helps to regulate your weight and improve your skin smoothness.
Let’s talk about benefits of Kiwi fruits.
Some Amazing Benefits of Kiwi Fruits
1. Excellent Source of Folate
It is an excellent source of Vitamin B6 or folate. Great for pregnant women because it helps in the healthy development of the fetus. It is also considered to be great for growing children.
2. Source of Dietary Fiber
Kiwi also comes with dietary fiber. Eating kiwi will help to lower risks of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. Ample amount of dietary fiber also maintains your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. It makes you feel fuller thus easier weight loss process.
3. High Source of Vitamin C
Lemons and oranges do not have the the highest sources of Vitamin C, but Kiwi is! Per 100 grams contain 154 percentage of Vitamin C This is almost twice that of lemons and oranges. Thus it is a potent anti-oxidant fruit and lowering free radicals that could lead to cancer.
4. Helps in Digestion
Kiwi fruit comes with an enzyme called actinidain. It is known for its protein dissolving properties. Just like papain in papaya. For this, sometimes Kiwi juice is applied for meat tendering process. Moreover, it helps in the digestion of proteins in the body. Last, Kiwi helps patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.
5. Beautiful Skin
Being alkaine in essence, Kiwi fruit helps in resisting the impacts of acidic food like meat. It is crucial to keep an excellent pH balance as part of wellness. Because of this, you will stay more active, energised and youthful. Large amounts of vitamin C and E are important for skin health and wellness too. You can even apply some kiwi extract to your skin layer for some beneficial outcomes!
– 1/2 ripe large avocado
– 2 peeled kiwi
– 1/8 cup lime juice
– 1/8 cup -1/4 cup of almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, aloe juice, fruit juice or water.
– honey 1-2 tsp
– 2-3 ice cubes
Place the liquid in the blender first, then fruit and ice. Cover. Start on low speed, increasing to high speed. Blend it up until creamy and smooth.
Makes one 10 oz glass/
let’s make some aloe vera juice!