The Detox Water Craze

We all know that water is essential for our body to work efficiently and be fully functional. Ideally, we should drink 8 glasses of water a day; but water can be so BORING and TASTELESS making it easier for you to grab that unhealthy option. Why not quit those unhealthy options that increase your calorie intake by simply adding some natural flavor to your water?

The What: It’s quite simple, “Detox Water” is water that has been infused with fresh fruits, vegetables and/or herbs. The Benefits:

  1. Improves your digestion.

  2. Provides your body with significant amounts of Vitamins C, B, and E, all of which are important for good immunity.

  3. Helps you drink more water if you find plain water boring.

  4. Improves your skin’s hydration.

  5. Aids weight loss.

The How: Making detox water is very simple. All you need is water and a selection of fruits, vegetables and/or herbs. Simply chop up your ingredients and add them to hot or cold water. How often should I have this detox water you may ask? The more you take the better. It is advised to take 2.5 to 3 liters of water every day; so why not just add some fruits, veggies and/or herbs to that… Here are some detox water combinations you can try out:

  • Cucumber and mint.

  • Lemon and ginger.

  • Lemon and cayenne pepper.

  • Watermelon and mint.

  • Orange and lemon.

  • Lemon and lime.

  • Apple and cinnamon.