Detox water recipes to boost your metabolism


There’s a lot of hype about the supposed health benefits of “detox water.” Yes, staying hydrated is important for health. Therefore, it’s often recommended that you drink eight glasses of water per day. However, some people think adding extra ingredients to water boosts its health benefits. The result, called detox water, is said to help your body get rid of toxins, improve your energy levels and help you lose weight. Before we dive in to the recipes, let us discuss what is detox water. Detox water is water that has been infused with the flavors of fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs. It’s sometimes referred to as fruit-infused water or fruit-flavored water. You can make detox water at home in lots of different ways, using any combination of fruits, vegetables and herbs that you like. Because it’s made by infusing flavor, rather than juicing or blending, detox water contains very few calories. That makes it a popular drink for detox regimens like the “lemon detox” or “master cleanse.” Detox water is also often recommended in weight loss plans, especially in place of high-sugar drinks like sugary soda and fruit juice. In short, Detox water is made by infusing water with fruits, vegetables or herbs. You can make your own at home using a variety of flavors. Now let us list down the recipes!

Aloe detox water. This may sound unusual because whenever Aloe vera is mentioned, we immediately think of rubbing it on skin to get its benefits but making it a detox water may also help our body. Aloe vera is very water-dense, so it's an ideal way to prevent or treat dehydration. Staying hydrated helps your body detox by providing a way for you to purge and flush out impurities. The juice also packs a hefty punch of nutrients that optimize your body's organ output. Aloe vera has amazing health benefits, which include better circulation, smooth digestion and increased energy. Blend 1 cup of water with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of fresh aloe gel, directly from the plant. Do this once a day then you will definitely feel the results in no time.

Lemon and cucumber detox water. This detox water recipe is the most common or most popular for various reasons: it can help you achieve clear skin and it also boost your immune system. Not only that but it also helps you digestion. Citrus flavonoids stimulate and purify the liver. This is good if you’ve been partying hard and want to go on a liquor cleanse to re-balance your body. An entire cucumber averages about 45 calories and a lemon only 17, so a few slices in your water is not adding many additional calories. All you have to do is slice a cucumber and add it to 8 cups of water. Add the juice of 1 whole lemon and about 10 mint leaves. Leave it in the fridge overnight to chill.

Mango and ginger detox water. This is sort of an unusual combination but it could boost your metabolism, acts a natural pain reliever for migraines to menstrual cramps, and heals a lot of pain. It also helps reduce morning or motion sickness and banishes heart burn! Mango contains magnesium, potassium and the antioxidant Mangifera, which all support healthy heart function. Ginger is loaded with antioxidants, compounds that prevent stress and damage to your body's DNA. They may help your body fight off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diseases of the lungs, plus promote healthy aging. Just add 1 cup of chopped mango and 1 tablespoon of grated ginger to a jug of water. Put it in the fridge for a couple hours and then enjoy!

Apple cider vinegar detox water. When you talk about detoxing, apple cider vinegar will most likely be mentioned since it has multiple health benefits. Experts recommend that you eat one spoon of apple cider vinegar per day, but the sharp taste can put you off. To add this ingredient to your diet, just make this super easy detox drink instead. Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and half a sliced apple to 400 ml of water.