There is a reason why detoxing is becoming so incredibly popular with everyone from celebrities to everyday people who are wanting to get themselves fit – it really works! In our modern age, with the exposure to chemicals in food, tap water, even the air itself, detoxification is a great way to help the body remove these chemicals and to help promote long-term health.
One easy way to detox is to try some of the recipes for detox water below. These water-based drinks all contains natural ingredients that are known to help the body remove toxins, heavy metals and other unwanted substances before they can do the body any harm. And they are a truly delicious way to help get healthy!
Fat-Burning Fruity Water
Slicing up any combination of the following fruits: apples, kiwis, grapefruits, limes or pineapples – into regular water is a great way to help burn fat. These fruits are chuck-full of fiber to help curb the appetite, making it easier to eat less without suffering from hunger pangs. Grapefruit and other citrus are also known metabolism-boosters to make the body more efficient at trimming away extra pounds.
The Morning Detox
Adding the juice of one squeezed lemon, a dash of cayenne pepper and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water and drinking it first thing in the morning is one of the simplest ways to detox. This combination will stimulate the production of bile, which aids good digestion and also boost liver function, so that it becomes more efficient at removing waste and toxins from the body. Be sure to drink it on an empty stomach around half an hour before breakfast.
Apple-Cinnamon Detox Treat
Who doesn’t like the taste of apples and cinnamon? For this delicious and healthy treat, add sliced apples and two cinnamon sticks to a pitcher of water, let it steep in the refrigerator overnight, then strain and enjoy. Apples contain pectin, a form of fiber known to be particularly good at binding with a removing toxins from the body and cinnamon contains powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds which can help protect the cells from free radical damage.
For a great summer quencher, add sliced apples and cucumbers as well as a few mint leaves to a pitcher of water, allow it to steep overnight, then strain and enjoy. This will truly hydrate the body as well as providing healthy fiber, vitamins and minerals, and antioxidants – all of which make it easier for the body to rid itself of toxins.
None of the waters mentioned above take more than a minute or two to make – and most people probably already have the necessary ingredients hanging out in the refrigerator or cupboard! But regular consumption of drinks like these can truly have a positive impact on the body’s overall health through ridding it of unwanted toxins and promoting its very best function.
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