5 FLAT TUMMY DETOX WATER RECIPES

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With the festive season well behind us, we are still early into the year 2016. For all the holiday indulgence, fast food and relapsed gym attendance and the various reasons that stand between you and your trim tummy goals. We’ve put together some delicious detox water recipes, guaranteed to get you back on track. Not only will they help you stay hydrated but flush out toxins from the body as well:

You will need a large glass jar or pitcher, to chill your water. Always make sure you use clean filtered water.

CUCUMBER-LIME MINT BOOST

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Ingredients

·      6 cups of filtered water

·      1 cucumber, sliced

·      1 lemon, sliced

·      1/2 cup of mint leaves

Let the mixture infuse in the refrigerator overnight

How this recipe works:

Cucumbers are low in calories, act as a diuretic, high in dietary in fiber, and help keep the body alkaline. Cucumbers are a perfect weight loss food. Lemons are not only rich in vitamins, but also function in digestive and liver cleansing, which aids in weight loss. 

LEMON-GINGER COOLER

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Ingredients

·      6 cups of filtered warm water

·      1 knob of ginger, grated

·      2 lemons squeezed 

Let the mixture infuse and chill for a few hours.

How this recipe works:

The warm water aids in digestion while lemons which are rich in vitamins aid in digestive and liver cleansing.  Ginger is a natural detoxifier that’s bound to give a good kickstart to your metabolism.

GRAPEFRUIT AND ROSEMARY BLAST

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Ingredients

·      2 cups of boiled hot water

·      3 teaspoons of fresh chopped rosemary needles

·      2 tablespoons of honey

·      Freshly squeezed juice of1 grapefruit

Add the chopped rosemary needles and honey to the boiling water and simmer for five minutes. Allow the mixture to cool slightly. Combine the rosemary honey mixture with the freshly squeezed juice

How this recipe works:

The Grapefruit is a great source of vitamin C while the rosemary herb is a naturally detoxifies the liver, aiding in digestion and blood flow.

 

APPLE CINNAMON DETOX

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Ingredients

·      4 cups of filtered cold water

·      1 thinly sliced apple (honey crisp or Fuji)

·      1 fresh cinnamon stick or 1tsp pc cinnamon powder

·      Ice cubes

Put the sliced apple pieces and cinnamon stick into an empty jug, cover with ice cubes and add the water. Allow to chill in the refrigerator.

For a stronger flavor, additional apples may be required.

How this recipe works:

This drink contains very few calories and will help keep control of waterweight.

Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants and flavanoids, including Vitamins C and B Complex. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease Cinnamon helps in lowering cholesterol.

WATERMELON, MINT & CINNAMON WATER

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Ingredients

·      6 cups of filtered cold water

·      ½ watermelon cut up in small chunks

·      Mint leaves

·      1 Cinnamon stick

Add all the ingredients into a jug/pitcher and allow to infuse. Chill in the refrigerator for a few hours and drink up!

How this recipe works:

Watermelon helps flush out toxins from the body while hydration the system.  It contains amino acids that help detoxify and cleanse the liver and kidneys.

These five recipes are bound to get you back on track and deal with bloating. Once you try these you will be well on your way to getting a flat tummy!

Posted on February 18, 2016 .