All You Need To Know About Detox Water
We are always encouraged to drink a lot of water every day, some say up to 2 liters a day, but is this really so? Depending on the natural disposition of each person, the amount of water we need is different. If you exercise or spend a lot of time outside during a hot day you may need more than if your day is spent inside the office in a/c. Drink water when you feel thirsty, it is as simple as that.
If drinking water gets too boring, why not make them more interesting with detox water, it’s easy to make and adds healthy vitamins and is full of flavors.
What is detox water?
We often mistakenly believe that drinking detox water is a method of losing weight, however, this is actually just a way to eliminate our body of the toxins.
Detox water is simply a combination of water with fruits and herbs. It is a very popular drink thanks to the delicious taste, easy-to-drink and it also purifies the body, provides fiber and vitamins to help organs in the body eliminate toxins, Moreover, detox water does not contain added sugar and artificial colorants. Drinking detox water is much more enjoyable than drinking plain water, indeed.
How to drink detox water in the right way?
All of our daily activities such as breathing polluted air, using cosmetics, eating unhealthy food or the environment around us like dirt, working and living environment can be the cause of bringing toxins into our body. More and more toxins accumulate day by day causing our bodies to run inefficiently.
Therefore, the purification of the body is very necessary, especially during hot summer days, at that time, supplementing detox water is really a great choice. Drinking detox water helps to eliminate toxins, boost metabolism, support digestion and ensure the normal functioning of organs in the body.
And in this time, pay attention to your body, if you see any abnormal signs or have a strong and negative reaction, you should stop immediately and change the methods to find the one that is best for you.
In addition to drinking detox water, you should maintain a healthy diet and a proper sports regimen, otherwise your drinking detox water will not be as effective as you expected.
Top 7 simple home detox recipes are the most popular
Detox water is easy to make and easy to drink, you can make it with all the ingredients you have, with any kind of fruits and herb. However, you should choose fruits that have less sugar, rich in vitamins and fiber such as oranges, lemons, limes, apples, watermelons, strawberries, or pineapples,… Herbs often used are rosemary, mint, basil, thyme, ginger and turmeric are also commonly used to create fragrance.
The method of making detox recommended by experts (rather simple and straightforward really) is to soak fruits and herbs with water, when soaked, they will absorb water and secrete beneficial vitamins.
Due to being made by infusing flavors slowly rather than squeezing and blending, detox juices actually contain very few calories, so detox drinks are often recommended instead of soft drinks.
The way to do is extremely simple, you just need to wash the fruits and herbs, cut them into thin slices and put in a bottle, then pour water into it, leave for about 2 hours at room temperature, or 3- 4 hours in the refrigerator. Now, it is ready to drink. Drink it within 12 hours at room temperature, 24 hours if stored in the refrigerator for a better taste, avoid these ingredients from decomposition! The good part is that once you finish your vitamin water, simply refill and enjoy the same flavors again.
Some detox recipes for you:
- Pomelo, strawberries and rosemary.
- Oranges, lemon and mint.
- Strawberries, lime and basil.
- Cucumber, lime and mint.
- Lemon, lemongrass and ginger.
- Watermelon and mint.
- Apples and cinnamon.
Or the best of all recipes, look in your fridge and select the flavors you are in the mood for, you could end up with lots of new recipes.
How to preserve your detox water
- Stored in the refrigerator at a temperature of about 3 celcius degree. Avoid direct sunlight.
- Do not use detox water for more than 24 hours.
- Stored in a glass bottle. Avoid storing detox water in a plastic, because acidic fruit ingredients such as oranges and lemons will cause chemical reactions on the surface of the bottle.
Drinking detox water to purify the body and eliminate toxins, so the selection of ingredients is also very important. You should choose the all-natural, clean and safe fruits and herbs to stay healthy! That’s your choice!
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