Strengthen the Immune System and Reduce Cholesterol With This Powerful Smoothie 

 March 28, 2015

By  Gabriela


Your immune system can protect you from viruses, germs and illness, but your style of life can affect on how well you immune system will do this.

Try to change your bad habits such as not enough sleep, no exercise and isolation and make yourself a kiwi grapefruit with mint drink.

You should know that just one kiwi provides over 100% of your daily value for vitamin C and grapefruit is the biggest cholesterol fighter.

Immune System Booster – Kiwi Grapefruit with Mint Smoothie Recipe


  • 1 kiwi.
  • 2 small sticks of mint.
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice.
  • 2 teaspoons of maple syrup.
  • 2/3 cup of cold grapefruit juice.
  • 2 teaspoons of protein powder.

Immune System Booster - Kiwi Grapefruit with Mint Smoothie


Leave one slice of kiwi for decoration. Peel the rest part of kiwi, chop it well and put it into blender.

Leave on side one stick of mint and chop the rest into fine pieces. Add the mint leaves, lemon juice, maple syrup and grapefruit juice into the blender.

Mix it for 15 minutes, add the protein powder and mix it another 10 minutes.

Put some ice in a big glass and fill it with the mixture.

Decorate the glass with the slice of kiwi and mint stick and serve the cocktail with a straw.


About the author 


A mom of two with a background in journalism, I took health into my own hands and started researching to find answers to my own health struggles. My research turned into a blog that turned into an amazing community (starring you!).When I'm not reading medical journals, creating new recipes, you can find me somewhere outside in the sun or undertaking some DIY remodeling project that inevitably takes twice as long as it was supposed to.

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