Fruit-Infused Water Recipes
So many of us are guilty of not drinking enough water. Let’s look at what the benefits of being properly hydrated are:
- Relieves fatigue
- Improves digestion
- Helps weight loss
- Flushes toxins
- Benefits skin
Are these benefits enough to convince you to try to start drinking enough water? Being properly hydrated plays a huge role in not only your physical condition, but your health over a longer period of time. Sometimes, people drink less water because they love the taste and flavor of sodas, juices, coffee, or energy drinks… but those drinks won’t help your overall health.
Somewhere along the line, someone figured out that water can taste incredible. Infusing your water with all kinds of fruits, herbs, and spices can help boost your water intake. Here are some recipes to try.
This infused water has a serious range of benefits. It’s simple, tasty, and it works as a detox. The sweetness and sourness of the lemons help give the water a tasty edge, but they also provide vitamin C. Getting nutrition from your water? We say yes to this easy way to encourage weight loss and detox for your system.
Both of these ingredients help boost your metabolism. Ginger is also known for helping to relieve pain (stomach and otherwise). Banish heart burn, soothe your stomach, kick your migraine and boost your metabolism all in one. Not to mention the delicious taste of fruity water. Entice your system with this delicious infused water.
Tangerine, Strawberry, and Mint
This fruity water is perfect for summer. Refreshing, simple and sweet, this water will boost your metabolism too. Since the fruits are high in vitamin C, you’ll even get some nutritional value out of this water. Try it cold during the summer, or warm it up for a fruity treat during the winter.
Cucumber and Mint
Cucumber and mint water: the epitome of refreshing. It’s cooling, it’s tasty, it’s actually good for you. From inflammation to pain of all kinds, cucumber mint water will help soothe your aches. Mint also helps soothe the digestive system. Have an upset stomach? This water will help ease the discomfort.
Infused Water: How-To
Stir your ingredients into a pitcher one gallon full of water. Include ice to chill the water quicker. Add more or less ingredients to your liking. Let the mixture chill in the fridge for a few hours before enjoying.
What recipe will you try to boost your hydration?