Adding fruits and vegetables to your favorite cocktail can actually benefit your health. The Doctors step into the happy hour lounge, provided by Hot Bartenders LA.
As always, if you're going to imbibe, drink responsibly.
"Every once in awhile, it is OK to indulge in a cocktail," E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork says. "Again, we're talking about moderation here."
Check out some of The Doctors favorite healthy cocktail recipes!
• ½ ripe cantaloupe
• 2 kiwis, peeled
• 1 ounce lime juice
• 1 ounce agave nectar
• 4 ounce sake
o One of the most nutrient-dense fruits
o A single kiwi has just as much vitamin C and fiber as an orange.
o One of the few low-fat sources of vitamin E (10% of the RDA), with just 50 calories.
o Just one quarter of cantaloupe provides nearly half the recommended daily requirement of beta-carotene and is a rich source of vitamin C.
o Helps protect your body against stress.
o Plays a role in protecting cells.
o Neutralizes free radicals.
o Helps reduce your chance of illness and improves recovery time.