THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL DETOX DRINKS
You’ve tried many things to lose weight but nothing has been effective. That’s when a friend suggests natural detox drinks. Do these drinks work though? The answer is yes. If you add them into your diet you’ll have more energy to get through your day, your skin will glow, and yes, you may lose weight.
They also taste great depending on the ingredients that you use. This is only the beginning of the benefits that you’ll get from them. Keep reading for a complete list of how these drinks can help you, along with a few delicious recipes to get you started.
AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Detox drinks are a natural and effective way for you to burn off a little weight. They do this by stimulating your metabolism. If your absolute goal with the drinks is weight loss then there are a few ingredients that will work better than others. Raspberries, for example, contain ketones that fight off weight gain. Lemon coupled with water will make you feel fuller longer so you don’t eat as much.
If you’re feeling a bit bloated then you may need to give your digestion system a good flush. Detox drinks have the nutrients that your body needs to do this and they act as a laxative. To reap these benefits try adding mint or lemon to your next glass of water.
Increases Liver Function
The food and drinks you consume during the day can give your liver a run for its money. Adding in detox drinks like cucumber water to your daily routine can give it a little bit of assistance. It will filter out all the toxins from the foods and drinks you consume and leave the good nutrients behind.
There are tons of free radicals in your body that cause inflammation. This inflammation is the source of chronic diseases and all sorts of other problems in your body. Detox drinks that contain ginger or watermelon can ease this inflammation and leave you looking and feeling better.
Inflammation and free radicals will do a number on your skin. This will only get worse as you age due to the things you put in your body coupled with environmental factors. Detox drinks can help your skin look youthful for longer by freeing your body of inflammation. They also contain vitamins that will purify your skin.
BOOST OF ENERGY
Foods that are high in fat bog down your body with toxins and make you feel sluggish. Detox drinks lift the toxins from your body and take away the strain these foods put on your body. Try drinks with ingredients such as lemon, rosemary, and mint to make your mind more alert and increase your energy levels.
STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
Toxins put a strain on your organs. They’re so focused on trying to clear the toxins out that they can’t perform their other functions as effectively. Detox drinks absorb these toxins and allow your organs to focus on what they should be doing. This gives your immune system a huge boost.
NATURAL DETOX DRINK RECIPES
Are you thinking about trying out natural detox drinks? Here are a few tasty recipes to get you started.
ORANGE CARROT GINGER
The orange in this drink is full of vitamin C. The carrot and ginger can help with digestion and bloating. It also contains turmeric which is great for stopping soreness after a heavy workout. To make this drink you’ll need one large carrot, two oranges, a 1/2 inch turmeric, a 1/2 inch ginger, and half a lemon.
To get started you’ll juice the carrot and the oranges. Put the juice in the blender along with the turmeric and ginger. Blend the ingredients together for about 30 seconds and then add in the lemon. Strain the mixture and then drink it at least once a day to get the best results.
If you’ve got an upset stomach then mint is the perfect thing to soothe it. It really jump-starts your digestive system. The cucumbers and lemon in this recipe are chocked full of antioxidants that your body needs as well. To make this drink you’ll need a single cucumber, around 10 mint leaves, two tablespoons of lemon juice, water, ice cubes, and lemon rings. Peel and chop the cucumber. Put them in a blender with the mint leaves and one cup of water.
Strain the pulp and then add the lemon juice. Put in a little extra water if the mixture is a bit too strong. Pour the drink into a glass and add lemon slices and mint for garnish.
If you want to improve your immune system and fight off sickness then this pomegranate juice recipe will do the trick. You will need an aloe vera leaf, 1/2 cup of chopped beetroot, 2 cups of pomegranate juice, and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper powder. Peel the rind from the aloe vera leaf and throw it away. There will be a yellow layer that was under the rind. You’re going to peel that back and remove the gel. Make sure you clean the gel before you use it.
Put the pomegranate juice and beetroot in a blender and blend it. Once it’s good and combined you’ll add in the aloe vera gel. When it’s done all you have to do is sprinkle in the black pepper powder and serve.
TRY OUT NATURAL DETOX DRINKS
If you’re feeling bloated or sick then chances are your body is holding in a lot of toxins that it shouldn’t be. Natural detox drinks can get rid of these harmful toxins and leave you feeling energized and refreshed.
Try out some of these great recipes to reap the benefits we talked about here and become a healthier you.
On top of trying out one of these great drinks, you can also go to a detox resort. Contact us to ask about one of our packages.