4 Easy and Refreshing Detox Water Recipes
Our bodies absorb alot of toxins from the foods we eat or the environment we live in. It is important to cleanse the body on a regular basis to release those toxins and maintain our overall health. The task of drinking even 1 out of the eight recommended glasses may be difficult,so try adding some refreshing fruit.
These easy and delicious recipes will not only add a natural flavor to your water but will be improving your health as well as many other benefits. Try them today!
*Always consult with your doctor prior to adding or making any changes to your normal regime.
Mint,Lemon and Cucumbers
Mint-Has the ability to ease stomach pain, promote healthy digestion,and reduce and eliminate congestion. It also has the ability to act as a stimulant and may reduce symptoms of depression or fatigue.
Cucumbers- Cucumbers have a list of benefits a few of them include: reducing water retention and bloating,boost the immune system, regulates blood pressure,relieves constipation and promotes a healthy digestion
Lemon-Can Flush toxins, assist the body in digestion and also provide you with some much needed energy.
The Berries (Strawberries,Blueberries, and Raspberries)
Strawberries-Are an excellent source of Vitamin C. It can help your skin remain healthy and clear. Strawberries are also a great source to aid in maintaining a healthy heart.
Blueberries-Are full of antioxidants and they can aid in digestion and also reduce belly fat.
Raspberries-Another good source of antioxidants. It can promote healthy bones and weight loss.
Watermelon and Strawberries
Watermelon- Is not just a sweet juicy summer time favorite. It also has health properties such as boosting the immune system. It has a high content of Vitamin C that can assist in fighting off diseases such as cancer or heart disease. Watermelon can aid in healing sore muscles and tendons while protecting the cartilage surrounding them..
Strawberries-Again, strawberries have multiple benefits. They can lower blood pressure and cholesterol and serves as an excellent source to promote eye and heart health.
Lemon, Lime and Orange
Lemon- Is tart and sour but has great properties as listed previously. It can reduce stress, fight cancer cells, reduce excessive mucus or phlegm. Lemon water is a great way to re- energize the body after a workout.
Lime-Similar to lemons, limes can boost the immune system,increase energy,improve digestion, and reduce stress.
Orange- Can promote a healthy heart,skin, digestive tract,vision, and immune system. Oranges can also promote healthy kidneys by assisting in removing toxins.
To prepare the detox water
Step 1 Wash thoroughly and cut the fruit into thin slices
Step 2 Place the fruit in a glass pitcher or individual mason jars if not making a large quantity.
Step 3 Fill the pitcher or chart with your favorite type of water. And mix gently (I love purified or alkaline).
Step 4 Allow the fruit to infuse in the refrigerator over night or longer.
Finally... drink and enjoy!