Friday, August 26, 2016

11 Delicious Detox Water Recipes Your Body Will Love

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11 Delicious Detox Water Recipes Your Body Will Love

Are you trying to lose weight, improve your digestive health, fight inflammation and boost your immune system? Drinking a tall glass of detox water (or two to three) a day can help you do just that!

Regular H2O can easily be transformed into delicious detox water by adding fruits, vegetables and herbs. As the ingredients soak, powerful nutrients will release into the water. While all detox water recipes aim to flush harmful toxins from the body, certain ingredients add additional benefits.

Below we have shared 11 delicious detox water recipes that include the following ingredients: lemons, limes, cucumbers, oranges, grapefruits, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, watermelon, apples, cinnamon, mint and basil. Before we get to these detox water recipes though, make sure to check out this brief breakdown of health benefits:

Lemon & Lime

Flushes toxins
Aids digestion
Boosts the immune system
Rejuvenates skin
Cucumber

Flushes toxins
Fights inflammation
Aids digestion
Orange

Flushes toxins
Boosts the immune system
Grapefruit

Flushes toxins
Aids weight loss
Improves digestion
High in antioxidants
Helps lower cholesterol
Raspberries, Blueberries & Strawberries

Flushes toxins
Fights inflammation
Rich in antioxidants
Boosts immune system
Fights cancer
Watermelon

Flushes toxins
Fights inflammation
Improves blood flow
Boosts immune system
Apple

Flushes toxins
Aids weight loss
Fights cancer
Boosts immune system
Cinnamon

Revs the metabolism
Aids digestion
Improves brain function
Mint

Aids digestion
Eases stomachaches
Fights depression
Basil

Flushes toxins
Fights inflammation
Contains antioxidants
Antibacterial properties
Fights depression
Fights cancer


Now that you know the benefits, it’s time to start making these 11 delicious detox water recipes!

* When making detox water it’s important to let it sit in the refrigerator for at least two hours before drinking. This will allow the nutrients to seep into the water.
* When making detox water, many people recommend not eating the fruit afterwards. While eating the fruit certainly won’t harm you, it may not have the same flavor or pack the same nutritional punch as it did before.

11 Delicious Detox Water Recipes Your Body Will Love


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