As we already know, water is one of the best natural detox drinks. It helps to eliminate all the waste and toxic that our body accumulated throughout the day. But, when it comes to detoxing, warm water is not always the best option. There are occasions where cold water works best!
A great example of that occasions is when you’re detoxing to help you lose weight. Actually, a lot of studies have shown that cold water boost the metabolism, and also stimulate the body to burn additional 70 calories a day. One more example is when you’re drinking cold water is ideal when suffering from fever. It helps you to cool down your body and stay hydrated.
So, lets try these cold water detox recipes and see how they help you through the healing and weight loss process.
Mint, Cucumber, Orange, Lemon
This recipe will give you the results you’re looking for fast! The ultimate anti-bloating, belly slimming, and craving-control detox drink. Cucumber – beside the many anti-inflammatory properties, it help to prevent water retention around the tummy area. Lemon – helps to cleanse and clear the digestive system. Orange – helps to reduce the cholesterol levels. Mint – helps to digest the food easily and soothe any stomach cramp.
- 3-5 slices of cucumber
- 1/4 sliced orange
- 1/2 sliced lemon
- fresh mint leaves
Add all the ingredients in 24 ounces ice-cold water, mix, and drink throughout the day.
Mint, Lemon, Apple, Cinnamon, Strawberry
This detox recipe will help to improve the blood circulation, control the sugar levels, fight carcinogens, improve digestion, keep the skin healthy, relieve constipation and get rid of stomach cramps.
- 1 small sliced lemon
- 1 sliced strawberry
- 5-10 mint leaves
- 1/2 sliced apple
- 1/4 tablespoon cinnamon
Add all the ingredients in 33 ounces cold water, mix, and drink throughout the day to keep you hydrated.
Make sure you dump and replace the fruits after 2-3 refills, because the more diluted the fruits get, the less nutrient-dense they get.
- Select healthy carbohydrates in your diet!
- Stay away from the six following foods, if you want to get a flat stomach