Detox water is gaining on popularity with each passing day. Because of its numerous health benefits, detox water is the new beer (or whatever your poison is). Only a slice of fruit or vegetable in a glass of water helps weight loss. To be honest, there is really nothing more refreshing than a vitamin bomb in a glass for a bright morning. The discussion on how much toxins does this drink remove from the body is still ongoing, but one thing is for sure- it can’t do you no harm whatsoever. Only benefit you in the most extraordinary ways!
Since we have you convinced on trying detox water, it would be only fair to give you a few suggestions how you can prepare it for yourself.
Apple and cinnamon detox water
Instead of store-bought flavored water, why don’t you try preparing this at the comfort of your home and enjoy everything it has to offer for your body? Add 1 sliced apple and 1 cinnamon stick in ½ gal water. For better taste, let it chill for an hour. It is budget friendly, has zero calories and boosts your metabolism thus is ideal for weight loss. All the antioxidants from the cinnamon can regulate blood sugar levels and decrease the need for carbohydrates, which is important if for weight loss. Tasty and healthy, can’t get better than that!
Lemon and ginger detox water
The sourness of the lemon and the slightly strange aroma of ginger, in combination with a glass of water, is a miraculous approach towards losing weight. Squeeze ½ lemons in 350 ml. of water, and grind just a small amount of ginger in it. The effects are immediate, and in just three days your body will be pure. So keep in mind that you should take a break for four to five days. Drink one cup of this delicious water in the morning for three days, and that’s just enough to make you feel brand new!
Detox water for flat belly
Chop 1 medium sized cucumber and 1 lemon and put them in a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (grated), 12 mint leaves and pour them over with 2l water. Leave it in the fridge for about 8 hours. All the ingredients have a beneficial effect on the stomach because they can calm the digestive system and help the body get rid of toxins. Cucumber is 90% water and helps in the release of substances that help detoxification. Lemon boosts the digestive system, mint relieves stomach pain, and ginger helps maintaining the Glycemic Index.
Detox water with blueberry and lavender
Lavender has long been used as a tool to relax the mind and the body. Blueberries on the other hand are perfect for healthy bones, prevent constipation and are good for skin health. The richness of vitamin B in blueberries and the calming power of lavender will work like a charm. Put 75gr. of blueberries and a several lavender flower petals in 1.8l of water. It is important to let it stand for 30 minutes. For best results, consume the infused water just before going to bed, and you’ll wake up happy!