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Everyone wants to look their best and feel beautiful! But it’s hard to maintain that clear and naturally glowing skin. Sun exposure, pollution our eating and our habits all contribute to the flaws in our skin and health. Our body needs to be detoxified from time to time from all the harmful toxins present. The toxins usually remain undefined, with little to no evidence of toxic accumulation. So read on to know more about detoxification, detox water and their types.
Detoxification: Detoxification is a medicinal treatment which aims to get rid unspecified toxins .present in the body. It includes dieting, fasting, avoiding specific foods. Detox diets can involve consuming extremely limited sets of foods.
Sounds extremely daunting? For anyone who thinks its too much effort to put in, they can instead just add in some detox water to their diet.!
Detox Water is one of the most popular tools for weight loss. This is an infused water recipe or flavoured water that helps flush your system of toxins and improves your health. It can also be used as a part of the everyday regime. The added ingredients release over the time certain nutrients to the water and boost its taste. It increases your energy and most important resets your frame of mind, end cravings and flush out the toxins in your system. Detox water is the latest diet craze to take off in recent years. With the advent of detoxification water, it is possible to enjoy delicious treats without sacrificing your figure. Succumbing to the desire for sweets no longer spells failure for a weight loss program. Because these drinks are so tasty, there is nothing to lose from enjoying them frequently. There are tons of recipes of detox water and you can customise them too. Today let’s discuss a few of them which is easily made with natural ingredients and they are easily available too. The main key ingredient for detox water is water itself.T his way it not only hydrates your body but provides the vitamins and minerals needed for the body.
YUMMY! DETOX WATER RECIPES …!
1. LEMON GINGER DETOX WATER
Lemons, Ginger, 1 tsp of red chilli powder or pepper powder and 1-litre water
Squeeze two lemons into a water jar, and cut a lemon into wedges. Mince about 1-inch fresh ginger and add 1tsp of red chilli powder. Keep it overnight in the fridge and consume it the next day, you can even add in water to it to restock. This promotes healthy digestion, as it has anti-inflammatory properties,combats nausea and promotes healthy intestinal wellness. And also helps in kick-start digestion while flushing toxins. This will also brighten up your skin.
2. TANGY CUCUMBER LEMON DETOX WATER
Cucumber, Lemon, Mint leaves, 1-litre water
Wash and slice the veggies, place the cucumber and lemon pieces in the water jug/mason jar. Fill the jar with water, add mint leaves, mix them and leave to steep overnight in the fridge. Cucumbers are diuretics and help avoid water retention. While lemons flush out toxins and help in burning fat. It promotes a state of physiological purification and also an extra refreshing drink
3. CITRUS ALOE DETOX WATER
Oranges, freshly squeezed lemon juice, fresh aloe vera pulp, mint leaves, 1-litre water
This may sound weird but it doesn’t mean you can’t consume aloe vera. Place the oranges in the jar and pour in the lemon juice, add in the aloe pulp and pour in water. Add the mint leaves and mix well. If you feel the taste awkward you can add a spoon of honey and keep it in the fridge overnight. Aloe mixed with citrus is an energy boosting drink which heals the body from the inside out.
4. POMEGRANATE MINT DETOX WATER
1-litre water,2 tbsp of pomegranate seeds, mint leaves
Stir in the pomegranate seeds in a jar of water and add in some mint leaves. Steep it overnight. Pomegranate has anti-oxidants and vitamin C. It has anti-inflammatory properties and fiber content.
5. APPLE CINNAMON DETOX WATER
1-litre water, 2 medium sliced apples, 2-3 cinnamon sticks
Cut the apples in slices and place them in the jar, add the cinnamon sticks and fill it up with water. This delicious detox water helps you get in shape and boosts your metabolism.
6. WATERMELON DETOX WATER
1-litre water, watermelon, mint leaves
Place the watermelon pieces in the jar and fill up with water, add in some mint leaves and put it in the fridge for 2-3 hours. This is the best detox water which contains not only a lot of vitamins and minerals but also supports the body to flush toxins.
7. COCONUT DETOX WATER
Coconut water alone is said to be a good source of electrolytes, so I think even this should be added on the detox water list. You can even add lime or mint leaves to it.
8. MELON BALL DETOX WATER
Watermelon, Honeydew melon, Cantaloupe, lemon juice, mint leaves, 1-litre water
Scoop out some balls from the melons and freeze them for an hour.Fill the jug with water and add in the lemon juice to it. Now add the melon balls and mint leaves. Melon Ball detox water is ready to be served.
9. ICED GREEN TEA:
1- litre water, Green tea bags, Lemon, Ice cubes, Mint leaves
Fill the jar with water and dip the green tea bags in water. After the green tea has completely soaked in remove the bags and add in lemon slices. Put in some ice cubes and mint leaves. It is important to note that green tea has detoxifying properties.
10. SKIN DETOX WATER
1-litre water,1 lemon, strawberries, apples,1 tsp cinnamon, mint leaves, ice cubes.
Slice all the fruits and place in the jar, fill it with water add the mint leaves, cinnamon and ice cubes. Steep it in the fridge for overnight. It helps in achieving a natural glow. It acts as an anti-oxidant and also neutralizes cell damage. It cleanses and softens the skin. Also helps in preventing acne.
HOW DOES DETOX WATER WORK?
Depends on what you put in your detox water. For every recipe we are using the common ingredient lemon and mint. Every ingredient has its own properties while lemon and mint helps in refreshing and boosting your immune system and gets rid of all the harmful toxin in the body. Typically, you can enjoy your detox water all throughout the day. It is fine to infuse your water with fruits overnight. The infused water will last up to 3 days in the refrigerator. You can store detox water in any glass containers such as jars or jugs. There are also special water bottle infusers available in the market for easy convenience.
Go ahead start a detox plan today! And keep us updated with your experiences in the comments section below 👇🏽👇🏽
Written By: Radhika Varma ; Edited By Aswini Ramesh
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