Do you know that our body is made up of 70% water? Thus, water is essential for good health. However plain water is boring and sugary flavoured drinks are a no-no. Why not jazz up your water with these simple recipes below!
Ginger Lemon Tea
Ginger and lemon is said to give lots of benefits to the body. They include improving immune system, instant relief from indigestion and aid in weight loss. It is very easy to prepare this power-packed drink! Simply slice up your ginger into thin slices and add boiling water to it. Squeeze fresh lemon juice and steep it for about 20 minutes. Remove the ginger slices and enjoy!
Lemon Turmeric Water
Don’t be turned off by the thought of adding this Indian spice to your drink. It is said to have powerful anti-inflammatory effect which helps the body to fight foreign invaders and has a role in repairing damage.
Adding a little of turmeric in your lemon water won’t hurt! Here’s how to prepare: Squeeze a lemon and add a half teaspoon of turmeric into warm water. Stir well. You may add honey for a natural sweet taste.
Summer Fruit Infused Water
This Vitamin C packed water will surely boost your immune system! Lemon and grapefruit speeds up metabolism which encourage weight loss. Orange is a powerful antioxidant that protects skin cells from damage and aging. Pomegranate is also another antioxidant packed fruit. Combine them together and you will get flawless skin.
Slice up lemon, grapefruit and orange. Put the slices into water and throw in some pomegranate seeds. A drink that is both appealing to the eye and mouth!
Cucumber Detox Water
Cucumber is good to flush out toxins in your body. All that water in cucumber acts as a virtual broom, sweeping waste products out of your system. Slice up some chilled cucumbers for your tired eyes and for your detox water! Add some mint leaves to give it a refreshing cooling taste. Best served with ice,
Drink up as the weather is getting more humid!