Are you getting enough antioxidants from your cocktails?June 13, 2015 -- Published by Tara Shinn
We all know that making healthy choices can be hard- especially when the weekend rolls around. Luckily, berries have tons of positive effects on health and can easily be added to to your liquid diet for a tasty dose of vitamins and antioxidants that will help you keep partying for years to come! Here are a few benefits of the most commonly found berries paired with some simple cocktails from our Mixbook for you to try them out with:
Super Food #1: Blueberries
Blueberries are high in antioxidants called anthocyanidins that attack and neutralize free radicals and unstable oxygen molecules, which can damage the cells and are a major source of disease and aging. They are also thought to reduce inflammation, and just happen to taste delicious when muddled with Clique Vodka! Try this easy low calorie cocktail packed with antioxidants for a healthy alternative that tastes great!
Super Food #2: Blackberries
In addition to being high in antioxidants, blackberries are extremely high in chronic disease and cancer fighting compounds vitamins C, E, and ellagic acid. They are also extremely low in calories with just 43 calories in one serving! Good they they also play nice with Clique Vodka and Champagne in this tasty cocktail:
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Superfood #3: Strawberries
Studies show that strawberries may help protect the brain with a powerful antioxidant capacity. Strawberries reduce macular degeneration of the eyes, and are an excellent source of potassium, fiber, many B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, iodine, folate, omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and copper. Try a few strawberries in this spicy cocktail (or skip to the bottom to learn how to make your own strawberry vodka!):
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