Are you looking for something refreshing? Skip the vitamin water and carbonated drinks. Try these instead!
Infused waters. Here are their benefits to help with energy, detoxification and hydration. Put as much fruit in water as you wish and let the water stay for at least 30 minutes before drinking.
Lemon, lime & orange: These citrus sisters can help flush toxins, aid in digestion, and boost your immune system.
Grapefruit & apple: Known to aid in weight loss, these two fruits also help your digestion and flushes those toxins.
High in antioxidants, grapefruit has also been cited in lowering cholesterol and apples boost your immune system and can help fight cancer.
Cucumber: Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B vitamins are known to help ease feelings of anxiety and buffer some of the damaging effects of stress.
There’s also Vitamin A and C in cucumbers, which boost immunity and give you energy and keep you radiant. Cucumbers also aid in digestion and help to fight inflammation.
Strawberries, raspberries & blueberries: Fruits like berries have compounds in their pulp that fight flab and prevent disease — deliciously! Rich in antioxidants, these little wonders are known to fight inflammation and fight cancer all while flushing those toxins.
Mint: This calming and soothing herb eases stomach aches and aids in your digestion (which may also support healthy cholesterol levels).
Studies have shown it to also fight depression and mint leaves, especially freshly crushed leaves, help you deal with nausea and headaches.
Cinnamon: Looking for the health benefits of cinnamon? They are nothing short of astonishing, from lowering bad cholesterol and blood sugar to relieving arthritis pain.
Like many of the other ingredients above, cinnamon is known to aid in digestion and also strengthens your metabolism and improves brain function.
Ginger: Aromatic, pungent, and spicy, ginger adds a special flavour and zest to everything it touches. It also has a long standing tradition of being an amazing anti-inflammatory agent and is effective in alleviating digestive issues and soothes the intestinal tract.
Here are some popular detox water recipe combinations:
- Cucumber and mint.
- Lemon and ginger
- Blackberry and orange.
- Lemon and cayenne pepper.
- Watermelon and mint.
- Grapefruit and rosemary.
- Orange and lemon.
- Lemon and lime.
- Strawberry and basil.
- Apple and cinnamon.
Some combinations are for:
- Green Tea + Lime + Mint = Fat burning, headaches, digestion, breath freshener and congestion.
- Strawberry + Kiwi = Cardiovascular health, blood sugar regulation, immune digestion, system protection.
- Cucumber + Lime + Lemon = Water weight management, hydration, bloating, appetite control, digestion.
- Lemon + Lime + Orange = For digestion vitamin C, heartburn, immune defense .
- Orange+ Lemon+ Mint OR Mango+ Cucumber+ginger= Immune booster and aids digestion
- Grape+ Raspberry+ Cucumber OR Pineapple+ Lemon+ Pomegranate= Detox and anti inflammatory
- Cinnamon+ Green tea+ strawberry OR Mint+ Lemon: Metabolism Booster
Ultimate Slimming Tips!
Slimming Tip 1 – Don’t go hungry
If you are hungry you need to eat. Depriving your body of food will just see you miserable and maybe even grabbing the high fat, high sugar foods instead. And that’s really not going to help.
Slimming Tip 2 – Fill up on Super Slimming Foods
Now no food has the power to actually slim you down, but the foods with the least calories for the most amount of filling power will cut your calorie intake without you even realising.
These foods what to take priory over other foods, by filling your plate with at least 1/3 of the Super Slimming Foods will see the lbs literally drop off.
Slimming Tip 3 – Plan Plan Plan
Fail to plan is planning to fail. Make a solid plan not only for the foods and meal you are going to enjoy but also what might get in your way. If you know you have a night out, that’s fine, just plan… What food will you order? What drinks will you order? And stick to your plan for amazing weight losses.
With so many slimming world meals that can be adapted to your lifestyle. From batch cooking and making the most of your time by using the slow cooker. Our aim is to develop healthy recipes that can fit into any diet you are following. With a strong emphasis on budget family meal recipes with a good dollop of motivation and self-belief.