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IMPORTANCE OF DRINKING WATER
Staying hydrated is very essential for your health and well being. Drinking water helps your skin to be hydrated and prevent early ageing and wrinkles.
Water regulates the body temperature and helps in the effectiveness of the digestive system and the kidney. It helps get rid of waste through sweating and urinating.
There are so many benefits of drinking lots water in a day. This is why it is recommended that you drink 2 litres of water a day. And the truth is most people can’t drink that much water in a day. So they instead substitute with juice, soda and other liquids. But most of these contains lots of sugars and calories.
So why not spice up your plain water with some of these fruits infused water recipes just for a little flavour to make drinking water easier for you.
Infused water recipes
Now here are some fruit combinations you can try for your flavoured water. You can also add herbs like ginger, basil, rosemary and thyme to your infused water to take the flavour to a whole other level.
- Strawberry + grapefruit + mint
- Orange + lemon + lime
- Strawberry + kiwi + cucumber
- Cucumber + lemon + mint
- Watermelon + cucumber + basil
- Pineapple + mint
- Raspberry + watermelon +
- Grapefruit + cucumber + lime + lemon
- Strawberries + lemon + basil
- Pomegranate + mango + kiwi
There are so many different varieties you can try.
Just toss together your favourite fruits and herbs and enjoy your refreshing infused water.
To prepare your flavoured water, you just have to wash the fruits and slice them.
Then put them in a jug or pitcher and fill it with water.
Store it in the fridge over night or for about two hours or more to give the flavours time to absorb into the water. The longer you wait, the more the flavour absorbs into the water.
Benefits of drinking infused water
The fruits and herbs added to the water all have various benefits. Here are some benefits of drinking infused water.
- Helps control sugar level
- Helps lower blood pressure
- It aids digestion
- It serves as a great detox
- Supports your immune system
- Boost metabolism
So get to the kitchen and spice up your water with some fruits and herbs. Cheers!