Every women favorite topic is weight lost and body detox. For some of us it becomes very difficult loosing weight and detoxing because we either do not have time to keep up with the entire healthy plan and our bodies do not work in the same way as expected. There is a really good and easy way of boosting the metabolism and detox at the same time, it is called infused water.
While drinking a lot of water is very good for your metabolism, it cleans your system and regulates it. A lot of people do not like drinking water because it just does not have flavor. Drinking fruit infused water can be an easy way to increase your water intake.
Fruit infused water recipes are great for losing weight, detoxing and better health. They taste delicious, but have almost zero calories, which make it a weight loss most have drink. Fruit infused water can generally be any combination of fruits, vegetables, and herbs immersed in cold water.
INFUSED WATER BENEFITS
• Improves your mood.
• Flushes toxins from your system.
• Fills you up so you don’t eat as much junk.
• Naturally helps your body release fat cells.
• Keeps food moving through your system.
• Keeps your organs healthy while you’re sweating.
• Reduces muscle fatigue while working out.
• Helps you recuperate faster from a workout.
• Keeps you from feeling groggy in the afternoon.
A simple and very popular one is the pineapple and cucumber water
Pineapples contain high amounts of vitamin C and manganese, along with plenty of B vitamins. Cucumbers are anti-inflammatories and antioxidants which helps reduce bloat and swelling. They also contain tons of potassium. The sweetness of the pineapple combined with the refreshing cucumber flavor gives this drink a very unique tropical flavor that’s perfect for starting your day with, or enjoying after a workout. You can drink it as refreshing water or warm it up a little like a tea.
1/2 orange, sliced thin, slices quatered
1/2 lime, sliced thin
1/2 lemon into rounds, rounds halved
Add the orange, lime and lemon to the jar, press and twist with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon. Press enough to release some of the juices, but don’t pulverize the fruit into pieces. Add water to the top. Store in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the water infuse.
1 lime, sliced thin
raspberries (approx. less than 1/2 of a pint)
1 quart jar
Add lime to the jar. Press and twist with a muddler to release some of the juices (don’t pulverize the fruit). Add raspberries. Slightly muddle being careful to not make the raspberries mushy. Add water to the top. Store in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the water infuse.
Written by Yasmin Alcantara