Due to excessive sweating during the summer season, our body loses essential salts and nutrients and in order to balance the salt and nutrients in the body, we need to drink plenty of water. But is drinking plain water enough? Does it provide the body with all the essential nutrients that it needs? The answer is definitely a no. We need to infuse it with essential nutrients.
Nutritionist Manoj Sharma says that infused water apart from being very flavorful, contains fewer calories, thus making it a better health drink.
Here is the list of some of the best-infused waters. Scroll down the page to go through them one by one.
Fruity detox water
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Some dieticians are not in favor of consuming fruits juices. In fact, they advise their patients to add sliced fruits to a bottle or jar filled with water and after allowing to sit for a few hours, drink the water.
Direction: It can be done mainly with watermelon, strawberry, kiwi, apple and citrus fruits.
Lemon, mint and cucumber detox water
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Water itself is a rapid fat burner and when lemon, mint, and cucumber are added to it, it improves the metabolism of the body and flushes out all the toxic products.
Direction: Slice lemon, cucumber, and mint and put them in a jar of water. Allow it to sit for three to four hours and then drink it. For maximum results, you can keep three-four bottles ready in your refrigerator at all times.
Apple cinnamon slimming water
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Many of you may have heard about this recipe for the first time. It is considered a zero calorie drink. Here is how you can make your own zero calorie drink at home.
Direction: Slice an apple into thin slices and add them to a jar of water. add some cinnamon sticks to this water as well. the quantity of the cinnamon depends on your taste. You can also change the quantity of the fruit accordingly.
Aloe vera detox water
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Aloe vera is good for health because apart from detoxification, it boosts the immune system of the body, lowers cholesterol and the blood sugar levels. It also improves digestion.
Direction: Cut the aloe vera leaf into two and scoop out of the pulp. Transfer the aloe vera pulp along with some lemon juice in a jar. Fill the jar with water and let the ingredients infuse in the water for a couple of hours. Health experts advise to consume it fresh for best results.
Lemon ginger detox water
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Ginger is useful in relieving pain and for removing body toxins. So if ginger mixed with lemon juice and water is taken in the morning, it will improve the functioning of the kidneys and the stomach.
Directions: Add half a lemon juice to the half knob of ginger and add this mixture to a bottle of water. Allow it to sit for some time and then consume it early morning.
Watermelon detox water
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Watermelon contains vitamins and minerals. It is also an efficient detoxifier, which eliminates many harmful substances from our body. Cut watermelon into slices and infuse the slices in water. Refrigerate for some time and then consume.