What do you know about Detox Water?

Our bodies are amazingly efficient self-cleaning machines that work to naturally detoxify our blood, lymphatic system, lungs-you name it-24 hours a day.

The better hydrated we are, the better our organs and systems can push out toxins and do their jobs properly to help keep us squeaky clean and vibrant. And one of the newer topics in detoxing in detox water, or infused water.

One key component to detoxing that has constantly rung true and easily be practiced every day, rain or shine is upping your water intake.

Benefits of drinking detox water

The beauty of detox water is not so much that you will be packing a huge nutritional punch by infusing your spring water with fruits and veg, but that it can be a big help if you are trying to cut other, harmful drinks out of your repertoire such as soft drinks or sugary coffee drinks.

The better your water tastes, the more water you will be inclined to drink, hopefully replacing the bad for you beverages with your fancy. Yet it is so easy-new detox water. Your body will thank you and you will probably notice a brighter, more vibrant and better-functioning version of yourself in no time. VIOLA!

So on this happy note, here are some easy ways to make your own detox water, using any quantities you prefer. Just do not forget to buy organic whenever possible and to eat the good stuff at the bottom for an added fibre and nutrient boost!

Warm water with Lemon

Simply squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a cup of warm water and drink first thing in the morning before breakfast.

How it helps to detox: This is so easy and effective and has immediate results on your digestive system in the form of elimination.

Lemon: The lemon juice acts as a natural astringent to clean out the bowels and the warm water get things moving to help you release everything that your body no longer needs. Vitamin C  is a natural anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and metabolism booster.

Cucumber, ginger, mint and lime water

Give it a try, you just might like it even more than originals!

Combine:

  • One carafe of spring water
  • ¼ cucumber
  • 1-inch chunk of ginger root, sliced accordingly
  • A few springs of mint
  • One lime according to your taste.

How it helps to detox:

  1. Cucumber: Hydrating, full of nutrients and anti-inflammatory
  2. Ginger: Stimulates digestion and circulation-the most two important function of detoxing.
  3. Mint: Activates salivary glands to stimulate the digestive process.
  4. Lime: High in vitamin C, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, helps to produce enzymes that promote optimal liver functioning.

Coconut water Pina  Colada

Coconut water is naturally very sweet, so if you are looking to replace soda or sugary lattes with healthier options, this might be a good gateway drink for you!

Combine:

  • One carafe of coconut water
  • One cup of fresh pineapple chunks or rings
  • One half cup fresh organic blueberries.

How it helps to detox:

  1. Coconut water: High in fibre to provide a natural way to stimulate digestion, super  hydrating powers.
  2. Pineapple : Immune system booting, anti-inflammatory, good for digestion and aids in circulation.
  3. Blueberries: Huge anti-oxidant content, which fight development of free radicals that can lead to a myriad of health problems.

Cheers to your health! If you have not tried detox waters, then go and hurry prepare them. Detoxify your body from the pollution and toxins all around.

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