– 1/2 small lemon sliced
– 1 strawberry sliced
– 1/4 apple sliced
– a few fresh mint leaves
– 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
– 24 oz of ice cold water
Why does this work?
1.Reduce triglycerides (the fat floating in our bloodstream)
2.Reduce our bad cholesterol
5.It contains antibacterial and antiviral properties
And 6.Manages blood sugar levels, results in fewer sugar cravings so you eat less and can control calorie intake.
One medium-sized apple contains only 81 calories but is packed with goodness:
1.The soluble fiber, pectin, helps prevent plaque buildup in blood vessels
2.The insoluble fiber, cellulose, helps the digestive system move waste quickly through the intestinal tract by adding bulk
3.Rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium
And 4.Vitamin C can help your skin look better.
Helps to fight carcinogens and contains anti aging properties such as biotin and antioxidant ellagic acid which helps prevent sagging skin.
Mint is with many potential benefits to the skin
1.It’s known for its anti-inflammatory properties
2.Salicylic acid present in mint helps in curing acne
3.Using mint for skin helps in getting rid of blackheads too
4.Using mint leaves for skin controls oiliness as it contains Vitamin A.
5.It also helps to soften and calm dry or itchy skin.
A lemon can pack a powerful punch with some amazing benefits
1.It’s good for your stomach and can help relieve many digestion issues
2.Superb for skin care
3.Aids in dental care
4.Controls high blood pressure
And 5.Excellent for weight loss
As lemons are usually in season 2 times a year, so you may think of freezing them for using a longer period. Lemons are a really nice fruit to freeze because they stand up to the freezing process.
Note: Replace regular water with detox water when keeping hydrated throughout the day. Also, try to replace fruits after 2 or 3 refills to make sure you optimize the benefits of drinking the detox water.