What is detox water?
Detoxification is a powerful tool that aids weight loss, hydration and removal of toxins. Studies have shown that drinking water helps speed up the metabolism. Detox water is infused with certain fruits that contain antioxidants, which help eliminate free radicals in the body. Free radicals are un pair electrons the cause imbalance in the body, ultimately causing aging and reduction of oxygen in the cells of the body. Plus, the influx of water and many of the anti-inflammatory ingredients will help de-bloat.
Take a look at some of the best detox water recipes below!
CUCUMBER LEMON WATER: Jumps start digestion and vitamin C brightens skin.
- 1/2 cucumber
- 1 lemon
- A few sprigs of mint
STRAWBERRY BASIL WATER: Strawberries are high in antioxidants, potassium, vitamin C, and many other nutrients.
- 10 fresh, whole strawberries
- 2 lemon wedges
- Freshly squeezed juice from 1/2 lemon
- Handful of fresh basil leaves
GINGER MINT WATER:Anti-inflammatory properties.
- 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
- 2 inches fresh, peeled ginger root
- 2 lemon/lime wedges
- 10 to 12 fresh mint leaves
- Pinch of Himalayan salt
- Bonus: a dash of peppermint essential oil