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5 Water Detox Recipes to Burn Fat

February 11, 2016
Water detox Recipe

We all know that one of the best ways to stay healthy is to drink lots and lots of water. It is recommended to drink at least 8 glasses of water.

In case you find pure water too boring, so why not learn some water detox recipes which are really delicious and have great health benefits.

So, first of all, let’s learn how water keep us healthy.

  • Do you know, that water helps us to prevent headaches: It is said that going without water for too long, can cause migraine in some people. In an experiment conducted, participants felt relief from their headache after consuming water.Source.
  • We all know kidneys are the organs that filter out toxins and waste from the bloodstream. Kidneys keep the balance of the fluids in our body.Water helps the kidneys to work effectively. Drinking more water, keeps our kidneys in top shape.
  • Water keeps our cartilage and joints hydrated and supple.
  • What else can we think of when we want to get rid of those pathetic hangovers :Water.
  • You must have heard of that study, where participants drinking water before meals lost more weight than those not drinking.Source

And there are countless other reasons : water keeps us hydrated, keeps our skin healthy,rejuvenates us and much more.

So, why let this benefit go, when the mantra to good health is just a glass away. In case, plain water is too plain for you. Try out these delicious detox water recipes.

Water Detox Recipes

Lemon/Lime + Water

What is required

  • Sliced Lemon
  • Sliced Lime

How to prepare

You can slice up the lemon and place it in the pitcher. Now add water to it. And refrigerate it for some time. Keep drinking it as a substitute to plain water.

Cucumber + Mint leaves + Lemon Detox Water

Water Detox recipes : Lemon + Cucumber

Water Detox recipes : Lemon + Cucumber

What is required

  • Sliced Lemon
  • Sliced Lime
  • Sliced Cucumber

How to prepare

Take a pitcher full of  water (8 glasses). You can slice or wedge the lemon and add it to the pitcher.Add sliced cucumber to it. Also, add some mints leaves (~10-15). Refrigerate it overnight.

Drink freshly prepared detox water from the next day and stay healthy.

Lemon + Ginger Detox Water

Ginger + Lemon Detox Water

Ginger + Lemon Detox Water

What is required

  • Lemon Juice
  • Grated Ginger

How to prepare

Add a spoon of lime juice to a glass of water. Grate some of the ginger root and add to the lime water.

Ginger acts like a pain reliever. Having this detox recipe in the morning hours, will help to relieve the pain all day.

Berries+ Lime + Mint Detox Water

Water Detox Recipes

Water Detox Recipes

What is required

  • Sliced Lime/lemon
  • Raspberries, Watermelon and Rosemary
  • Mint leaves (~ 10-20)

How to prepare

Add slice lemon/lime to a flask of water. Add a cup of raspberries and two cups of cubed water melons.

Also, add rosemary to it. You can add some salt to it, if desired. Mix them a little and refrigerate it.

This recipe not only helps you to keep you detox but also provides a healthy skin at the same time.

Pineapple+ Basil Detox Water

Water Detox Recipe

Water Detox Recipe

What is required

  • Sliced Pineapples
  • Some basil
  • Some strawberries
  • Apple cider vinegar

How to prepare

The use of basil is very common in Indian homes especially in their everyday tea. We can also use basil as an ingredient in the detox water and can get the same benefits.

In a pitcher of filtered water, add half cup of sliced pineapples, six to seven strawberries, add some basil leaves (~4-5),also add 1/2 table spoon of apple cider vinegar. Refrigerate it for an hour and so.

Enjoy your drink.

Healthy living is not only attained by physical activities but also by healthy eating and yes, by healthy thinking too.

Hope these recipes will add a dash of flavor to your plain water.

I would love to hear from you,on how you detox your body. Till then, keep drinking and eating healthy.

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  • Reply Bikram February 11, 2016 at 5:33 pm

    I must try these .. Thank yo ufor sharing


    • Reply yogafreak February 12, 2016 at 10:43 am

      Thanks Bikram. Sure, do try any of these. These are very simple and have a lot of benefits.

  • Reply Ananya Kiran February 12, 2016 at 2:40 am

    Great tips.. i will try them from today starting with lemon ginger 🙂

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    • Reply yogafreak February 12, 2016 at 10:41 am

      Thanks for the comment.I am glad that you will be using one of the recipes.

  • Reply Randal Baatz March 13, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Whether you’re trying to lose weight or you simply want to look and feel healthier, one of the best ways to rid your body of harmful toxins is to drink water. Just 6 to 8 glasses every day will help to keep you hydrated and keep your vital organs in their best possible health.

    • Reply yogafreak March 14, 2016 at 2:58 pm

      Totally agree with you. Water is one of the best detox.

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