Nowadays, a most-used drink of the time is detox water. It does purify the body as well as adding vitamins in your diet to improve your health and beauty. The point is that detox water is not hard to make as most of the ingredients are already in your kitchen.
What to prepare: A two-litre water bottle (preferably a glass jar or transparent plastic one), sliced vegetables and 1-2 litres of filtered water.
How to do: Put ingredients in ⅔ jar, then fill it with filtered water. Let the drink sit in the fridge for 1-2 hours before drinking.
How to use: You can make detox water a replacement of regular water. Once you drink up, you can refill water for 2-3 times until the water returns tasteless. Here are the popular detox drinks with amazing benefits that you must try:
Classic cucumber water
Uses: Adding vitamins and beneficial minerals, reducing cravings, fighting inflammation, protecting brain health, bringing nice-smelling breath.
Recipe: 1 cucumber, no toot thin sliced. A few sprigs of mint.
Blueberry and orange water
Uses: Boosting metabolism, aiding weight loss effectively, improving skin appearance.
Recipe: 2 sliced oranges. Some blueberries (dried ones are acceptable). Some mint leaves to your taste.
Apple cinnamon water
Uses: Anti-ageing, detoxifying the body, reducing the risk of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure,…
Recipe: 1 apple, thinly sliced, seeds removed. 1 or 2 cinnamon sticks (do not use cinnamon powder), rinsed and dried.
Watermelon, strawberry and mint water
Uses: Clearing heat, refreshing the liver, preventing chances of diabetes, balancing blood pressure, helping weight loss, improving skin efficiency.
Recipe: 4 cups of watermelon, medium chopped and lightly crushed. 6-7 strawberries, cut in half. 6 sprigs mint, lightly crushed.
Ginger Mango Water
Uses: Detoxifying effectively, supporting the digestive system, enhancing brain health. Recipe: 1 small ginger root, peeled and sliced. 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, cut into cubes.
Note: prefer sour mango.
Peach and strawberry leaves water
Uses: Curbing cravings, adding many vitamins, clearing heat, losing weight. Recipe: 10 slices of fresh peach. 1 sprig of strawberry leaves.
Orange strawberry water
Uses: Rich in vitamin C, anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory.
Recipe: 1 sliced orange. 6-7 strawberries.
Lemon, cucumber and pomelo water
Uses: Purifying the body, boosting the immunity system, preventing the risk of heart disease, beautifying skin, slowing the ageing process. Recipe: 1 lemon. ½ pomelo. 1 medium sliced cucumber. Several mint leaves.
Ginger lemon water
Uses: Detoxifying, cleansing the body effectively, preventing nausea, relieving pain.
Recipe: 1 sliced lemon (or lemon juice). A few slices of ginger, lightly crushed. Several mint leaves.
Lemon, orange and cucumber water
Uses:Enhancing metabolism, detoxifying the liver, fighting inflammatory, fastening weight loss.
Recipe:2 sliced oranges.1 sliced lemon. 1 sliced cucumber. Several fresh mint leaves.
Apple cider vinegar water
Uses: Eliminating toxins in the blood and liver, supporting the digestive system, boosting immunity the system, improving memory.
Recipe: 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar.1 sliced lemon. Several mint leaves.
Things to notice when using detox water
It is advisable to combine with a sensible diet and daily exercise to achieve the best effect.
Not all fruits work well together. There are many fruits combination that causes stomach upset and discomfort in the body, such as pomegranates and apricots, papayas and lemons, oranges and carrots, etc. Do not use metal containers because the acid in oranges, lemons will react chemically with the metal and create toxic substances for the body.
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