Detox Water – The Latest Craze in Rapid Weight Loss

By on 04/20/2016
Detox water

Detox water is one of the newest trends in weight loss, but why?

Infused detox water is easy, DELICIOUS, super healthy and of course – can help you shed some of those unwanted pounds!

Let’s discuss what detox water actually is, and what its actually doing for your health.

First, it’s important to note that detox water is NOT a watered down green smoothie! Green smoothies are another great way to fill yourself with vital nutrients, and can also help encourage weight loss when used as a meal substitute. But green smoothies are still considered a meal as they usually contain enough protein, fats and overall calories to act as a healthy substitute.

Detox water is not filling, not calorie dense and is basically a smart way to combine your daily hydration with natural weight loss promoting supplements found in various fruits, extracts and spices.

Even better, most detox water recipes are so delicious they can easily be used as a healthy substitute for sweets that can satisfy even the strongest sweet tooth.

And since it’s just a low calorie, infused water, there is no limit to how much you can consume! No guilt for taking seconds!

Benefits of Detox Water

  • Boosts energy
  • Encourages proper hydration
  • Cleanses toxins
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Aids in weight loss
  • Encourages healthy complexion
  • Fills you up which helps you resist snacking
  • Helps the body purge fat cells

Top 3 Infused Detox Water Recipe for Rapid Weight Loss

In order from least amount of ingredients to most.

For all recipes only use fresh, never frozen ingredients, and when possible buy organic! Once mixed, let each water infusion cool in your refrigerator for at least 3 hours before enjoying.

Strawberry Melon Yum YumStrawberry detox water

This one is so easy! Combine about half a pint of fresh sliced strawberries with 1 cup of fresh cubed watermelon, 1 sliced lime and fresh mint to taste. Add to 1/2 a gallon of purified water.

  • How it works: Strawberries are very high in polyphenols and 1 serving also contains more than your daily requirement of vitamin C. They also help regulate hunger hormones and suppress your appetite. Watermelon contains L-citrulline/L-arginine, is high in fiber, low in calories and helps cleanse and flush your system with vitamins A, C, B-6, thiamine and lycopene. Lime works to cleanse toxins and mint stimulates digestion and encourages the breakdown of additional fat cells into energy.

Spicy Surprisecayenne pepper weight loss

This infused detox water is great for those who enjoy a little kick! Combine 1 sliced lemon with 1/2 tablespoon of fresh grated ginger, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. This zesty drink will wake you up and help kick fat to the curb!

  • How it works: Lemon helps remove toxins from your system, and ginger promotes healthy digestion and reduces bloating. Cayenne pepper helps reduce hunger and discourages fat storage due to its high capsaicin content. Maple syrup contains antioxidants, zinc and manganese. It is considered a healthy, natural sweetener that can help calm the stomach when mixed with spicier ingredients.

Great Grapefruit Cucumber grapefruit detox weight loss

Combine slices of half a grapefruit, half a cucumber, half of a lime and half of a lemon into 1/2 gallon of purified water.

  • How it works: grapefruit is rich in special enzymes that are great fat burners. Cucumber is a diuretic, meaning it helps your body shed all unnecessary water and bloating. Lemons and limes both help cleanse toxins of the digestive track.

To encourage your success in making infused detox water, make a low cost investment into a glass infused water pitcher.Infused detox water pitcher Not only will it make your recopies easier to prepare and store, it can also act as a beautiful centerpiece when entertaining!

Fun tip: Try using sparkling water to mix it up and add a refreshing and fancy twist!

About modernhealthproject

Hi there! This is my little blog project where I am trying to learn more about health, wellness and living a balanced life, while also sharing a bit of my silly side as well. By "silly" I mean sarcastic. And by "a bit" I mean way too much. Sorry about that.♥ - Anna

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