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Detox water: How to make detox water for good health
Well while you made up your mind for weight loss the first thing is to detox your body. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or you simply want to look and feel healthier, one of the best ways to rid your body of harmful toxins is to drink water. Just 6 to 8 glasses every day will help to keep you hydrated and keep your vital organs in their best possible health. For that in case you drink detox water it is considered better.
As per my information the detox waters contain ingredients like lemon which helps to flush harmful toxins from your body, mint which aids in digestion, cucumber which contains anti-inflammatory properties ,ginger which is a natural pain reliever and aids in digestion. Using spices like cumin, coriander and fennel can help you lose weight quicker and influence the body’s fat profile in a positive way by reducing the levels of harmful lipids in the blood.
My dietitian has introduced me to Detox water and I am taking it regularly now and believe me it really helps.....wanted to share few tried and tested remedies ,every thing is part of my research from net I really wanted to thank all those bloggers who have posted these pics and remedies..
1. Cucumber water : How to make cucumber water ???
Also known as cucumber infused water or cucumber detox water, the basic cucumber water recipe is just two ingredients: water and cucumber.
But don’t let its simplicity fool you; it tastes great. Cucumbers have so many health benefits.
Health benefits of cucumber:
They’re made up of mostly water, which makes them a perfect component of a cooling detox drink. They’re really low in calories and high in fiber, which makes them a great addition to your diet during weight loss because they’ll fill you up and help you feel more satisfied.Among its many health benefits, cucumbers are a great source of vitamin B, rich in potassium and magnesium (which may help to lower blood pressure), and have even been known to fight cancer. They contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called “fisetin” which studies have shown to help improve brain health.Cucumbers are a know antioxidant, and also contain polyphenols called lignans, which may help to lower your risk of certain types of cancer including ovarian, breast, and prostate cancer.
Cucumber water detox our body and flush out harmful toxins ...
Making cucumber water is pretty simple:
* Slice a cleaned, peeled (or unpeeled depending on your preference) cucumber into 1/2 inch slices
* Combine cucumber slices in water, and top with ice. Allow to submerge for at least an hour. (For best results, allow it to submerged overnight in the refrigerator
Drink this tasty water early in the morning for best results.
2. Lemon and honey water : how to make lemon and honey water ???
Fill a tall glass with warm water (as hot as you can tolerate), add the juice of half a lemon and one teaspoon of honey to it. Now stir the mixture well and drink it. Also, remember to avoid drinking tea or coffee for at least half an hour after you have lemon honey water. You can add mint also in this concoction.
Health benefits of lemon and honey :
If you ask experts they'll tell you unlimited benefits of this concoction the zest is Lemon juice and honey water helps flush out unwanted materials by increasing the rate of urination in the body. Therefore, toxins are released at a faster rate which helps keep your urinary tract healthy. The citric acid in lemons helps maximize enzyme function, which stimulates the liver and aids in detoxification.
3. Coriander and cumin water : How to make cumin,coriander and fennel tea (CCF TEA)
Cumin, coriander and fennel tea ( CCF tea) has long been revered as an Ayurvedic method to improve digestion.
It calms and soothes inflammation, helps with protein digestion and assimilation, and it can also train your pancreas to produce more of its own enzymes!
This tea is GREAT not only for digestion but also for weight loss, mental clarity, and detoxification.
I normally make it hot ......
Health Benefits of CCF TEA
Cumin Seeds :
Cumin is well known for its positive effects on digestive health and its ability to cleanse and detoxify the body.
* Supports the pancreas, helps digest protein
* Reduces gas, indigestion and cramps
* May help absorb minerals from the intestines to prevent deficiency
* Eliminates toxins and congestion from body
Coriander Seeds :
This is the seed of the cilantro/ green coriander. It is small and round. This is a very balancing seed that cools and calms the GI tract.
* Reduces heat or acid in the stomach
* Decreases congestion
* Calms the digestive system
* Helps alleviate joint pain
* Improves skin irritation or rashes
Fennel Seeds :
Fennel seed is often chewed at the end of an Indian meal to support digestion. I remember my mother use to include fresh fennel in daily salad ,we used to eat fresh fennel while or after meals to support digestion
* Relieves bloating, gas, and cramping
* Calms the mind and improves mental clarity
* Supports healthy menstrual flow
Make it fresh daily .....
1/4 teaspoon whole coriander seeds
1/4 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
1/4teaspoon whole fennel seeds
1 1/2 cups room temperature water
Raw honey to taste
1. Grind together coriander, cumin and fennel (CCF) seeds in a mortal and pastel or in coffee grinder.
2. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil without covering the saucepan.Add the ground CCF mixture. Reduce heat to low and let it simmer uncovered for 3-4 minutes to infuse flavors and nutritive properties.
3. Strain and let it cool completely before adding raw honey.
Option to pour over ice and add the juice of half a lime.
Yields: 1 cup.
4. Cinnamon water: How to make cinnamon honey water
Mix 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon with Add a cup of hot water to the cinnamon, let cool. Add a full teaspoon of raw, organic honey to the cinnamon/water mixture after it has cooled.
Honey and cinnamon when taken in the morning can help rev up your digestive system, helping your metabolism and energy level through lunch.
Always consult your doctor before starting any weight loss method.
Health is wealth .....it is really important to be fit and healthy. I realised that, some change in lifestyle can help in maintaining a balanced diet. To apply it in daily routine...I have started a Diet food series.
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