Hydration and Detox Water

All of us know very well how important it is to stay hydrated.  But you can add a little twist to this by just replacing the plain water with the detox water. Detox water is known to improve the energy levels, may help to eliminate toxins, and helps in weight reduction.

What is Detox Water?
  • It is simply water with infused flavors of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
  • There are a number of ways to prepare detox water.
  • Contain very few calories, as only flavors are infused.
  • Useful for people aiming to reduce weight, as they can replace high sugar drinks and fruit juice with detox water.
How to prepare Detox water?
  • It is quite simple to prepare detox water.
  • All you need is water (hot or cold based on your preference) and a combination of fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
  • Chop the fruits and add water, keep it for 1-12 hours.
  • More the fruits, stronger will be the flavors.

Some of the combinations for detox water are:

  • Lemon and ginger
  • Orange and lemon
  • Blackberry and orange
  • Apple and cinnamon
  • Lemon and lime
  • Watermelon and mint
  • Cucumber and mint
  • Strawberry and basil

There are a number of health benefits claimed to be provided by detox water. However, not all of them are true, and so scientific studies are available to support the claimed health benefits.
Most of the Health benefits are provided by water only. As the least number of nutrients infuse to water as compared to whole fruits. But still, infused flavors of fresh fruits vegetables and herbs are beneficial to some extent.
Health benefits of Detox Water

Helps in weight loss
  • Fastens the metabolism, which burns the calories. 
  • Drinking half a liter of water can increase the rate of metabolism by 30%. 
  • Reduces hunger, which can be beneficial for weight loss.
Improves the Immune Health
  • This can be attained by adding more Vitamin C containing Fruits and others to the water.
  • However, a little number of nutrients will be absorbed by the water but still going to show some positive effects on the immune system.
Aid in Digestion
  • Will keep food moist and it will pass easily through the gut.
  • Thus, Prevents Constipation.
Improves Energy level and Mood
  • Dehydration easily affects our mood, level of concentration, and level of energy.
  • Also, cause frequent headaches.
  • So, one should keep their body hydrated to avoid all these complications.

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