We have all heard about the health benefits of using water to detox your body, but you must be careful not to overdo it, as it can damage your body. Here are some safe ways to use water to detox:
Add lemon to your water to start the day
Adding lemon to your water is supposed to help your digestive system, so it makes sense to drink lemon water at the start of the day to get things moving along. If you prefer a morning coffee, try drinking the water warm.
Drinking a glass of water before you eat a meal is said to help you avoid overeating. This is because sometimes, your body can send hunger signals when it is actually thirsty. You should drink the water slowly to give your body time to react to the increased activity – this will help it absorb nutrients from the meal that you are about to eat.
Drinking room temperature water before bed should improve your circulation, and give your metabolism a boost to help the body lose weight.
Make your own detox water
One recipe for detox water recommends infusing it with watermelon to flush out toxins, lemon to regulate the digestive tract, and mint leaves to relieve cramped stomachs. You can find the full recipe here. Try to avoid adding too much ice to the water, as this can dilute the power of the ingredients. You could also try infusing your water with mango and ginger to boost your metabolism. If you’re having problems with your skin, try adding lemon and lime to your water. There are plenty more ideas of combinations for detox water here.
Keep it handy
You’re guaranteed to drink more water if it is easily accessible. One of the best ways to do this is to invest in a plumbed in water cooler, which filters your water making it refreshing and cold, and generally more pleasant to drink. You can check out our range of water coolers here.