Water is of major importance to all living things, and up to 60% of the human adult body is water. Each day humans must consume a certain amount of water to survive. Being hydrated not only improves your health and naturally flushes toxins out of your body, but water also keeps your skin plump and elastic. But how we get a healthy water for our body ?
The best water to drink is naturally clean, pure and full of naturally occurring minerals. But if you want flavored water, the fruit infused water is the best choice. The freshwater drink that loaded with a natural fruits or vegetables. How to make it ? It’s very simple :
First, simply add the fruit or vegetables in the glass first, take a muddler (or just use a wooden spoon or regular spoon) to slightly mash and breakdown the fruit or vegetables ( peel the citrus fruits from their skin to avoid a bitter taste)
Next, simply take the herb or spice of choice and gently bruise the leaf, this helps release the natural extracts and oils from the herb or spice. Lastly, add either sparkling water or good ole’ filtered water and drink!
Fruit infused water is especially beneficial because it makes the act of drinking water more enjoyable, both for the tastebuds and the eyes. And don’t forget about infused waters’ healthy array of natural antioxidants and vitamins, estimated to be about 20% of freshly squeezed fruit juice. As an added bonus, infused water has the sweet fruit flavors of fruit juice but without the extra calories or sugar. Besides tasting great and having zero calories, a water detox has many additional health benefits, including:
1. Boosts your metabolism.
2. Flushes toxins from your system.
3. Naturally helps your body release fat cells.
4. Slow the aging process
5. Keeps your organs healthy while you’re sweating.
6. Maintain a healthy body weight
7. Keeps your organs healthy while you’re sweating.
You know that soda is bad for you, including diet soda. Caloric beverages steal your health and steal great food from you because they fill you up with all the wrong stuff. Herb and fruit infused water recipes are a delicious and healthy alternative to sugary drinks and will help you power through the day without the ill effects of chemically processed sodas and juices.