How can detox water help you?
Detox waters can help you out in many ways. They can help you lose weight, boost metabolism and give you more energy, boost your immune system, improve digestion and help you have healthier skin.
When you drink detox water make sure to drink regular water as well. Some people don’t drink enough water which causes dizziness and other health issues.
Drinking water before meals, especially detox water, helps with weight loss over the course of a couple of months. Drinking water with healthy fruits and vegetables in it regularly keeps the body hydrated and helps to speed up weight loss. Boosting the immune system is another positive effect from detox water. The different fruit/vegetables have various benefits to help do.
Please be sure to eat healthy while going through a detox. Another thing to watch for when drinking detox water is vitamin deficiencies. This goes hand in hand with fatigue at times. You must make sure you are eating healthy foods when drinking the detox water, otherwise you could be doing your body more harm than good even though you believe yourself to be detoxing.
If you aren’t eating healthy, you won’t be getting enough vitamins in your body. When you suddenly change the way you eat, like eating a lot of fiber quickly when you don’t usually get enough fiber, your body may have a reaction. It could cause diarrhea, gas and bloating. To avoid this, you should ease into the detox water plan as you would any major change in diet, lifestyle or fitness routine.
Bloating usually settles after a few days. Give yourself time to naturally adjust the changes, and reintroduce other foods slowly after you have completed your detox water cleanse.
Drinking infused water for weight loss is one of the easiest things you can do for better health.
Strawberry/Lemon/Cucumber/Mint Detox Water
Make this in a gallon jug and pour into your water bottles or to go cups sip through out the day and enjoy.
- 1 gallon Water
- 1 whole lemon
- 2-3 cups strawberries
- 1/4 cucumber
- 3-4 fresh mint leaves
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp honey
-Slice 1 lemon and remove seeds
-Slice 1/4 of a cucumber
-Cut tips off 1-2 cups of strawberries and slice to fit into mouth of water bottle (more strawberries the sweeter it is)
-Add apple cider vinegar and honey to pitcher or bottle, shake or stir then add all fruit
-Add 3-4 fresh mint leaves
-Put in fridge for about 3 hours
-Drink 2-3 8 oz glasses a day, even pour into your water bottle to go