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Cranberries and grapefruits all have antioxidants such as vitamin C that will boost your immunity as cold and flu season rolls around.  Uncooked cranberries are jam-packed with health benefits. drinking organic cranberry juice is a sweet and easy way to,  improve the body’s circulatory system, help during an asthma attack, reduces cholesterol, treat urinary tract infections and prevents ulcers.  A new and exciting study has shown cranberries could help protect brain from neurological damage.

Grapefruits are rich in citric acid (an alpha hydroxy acid), grapefruit extract is a powerful exfoliator and will loosen dead skin cells and exfoliate dry skin.  Also grapefruits, provide a natural glow without hitting the UV rays.  Weird but true, the smell of grapefruit has some unique anti-aging benefits, according to the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago, research has shown that men believed women wearing grapefruit were, on average, six years younger!   

Create sparklers using fresh, organic juices, look for ones without added sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. With a kick of vitamins and less sugar than plain juice, this is a healthy way to rehydrate after a sun-filled Sunday.

Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Ingredients

Makes two drinks

  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 cup grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup sparkling mineral water
  • Juice of 1/2 lime

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in 2 tall glasses, adding 1/2 cup of each juice, 1/2 cup sparkling mineral water, and a squeeze of lime to each glass. Stir, add ice, and serve with a slice of lime.
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