Make Flavored Water At Home

Needless to say that water is an essential key to our health. Besides hydrating our organism, water boosts the health of skin, helps digestion, eliminates toxins, lubricates joints, controls the body temperature, etc.

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To change your daily routine of drinking water, try adding some of the following ingredients, so your water will be flavored.

  • Kiwi

This tiny fruit has a lot of minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium. Also, it contains vitamin C, K, E, and A.

The consumption of kiwis can lower the cholesterol, reduce stress and improve the immune system.

To prepare a kiwi-based drink, you need to put slices of kiwi and fresh mint leaves in a recipient. Then add water and ice cubes. Leave the beverage in the fridge for 2 hours; then you can drink it.

  • Blueberries

Besides having antioxidant properties, blueberries are rich in zinc, iron, manganese, potassium, magnesium, fiber, folate, riboflavin and vitamins E, A, C.

Blueberries have the ability to prevent cancer and heart diseases.

If you want to make blueberry water, add 2 cups of smashed blueberries and water in a recipient. You can add lavender flowers or editable rose petals. Leave it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  • Cinnamon

This spice contains dietary fiber, iron, manganese, calcium and it has great anti-clotting, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Cinnamon prevents cancer and heart disease, and it helps you lose weight.

Put a cinnamon stick in a recipient with water. Leave it in the fridge overnight.

  • Strawberries

Strawberries are loaded with anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants which promote the health of your skin and prevent inflammations.

Put smashed strawberries in a recipient. Then add sage leaves, ice cubes, and water. Leave it in the fridge for 2 or 3 hours.

  • Green tea

Green tea is loaded with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiviral qualities. This tea has the ability to aid you to lose weight, to lower cholesterol and to improve the metabolism.

Prepare green tea and let it get cold. Pour the tea in an ice cube tray and put it in the freezer. Add some water in a pot, together with some ginger slices or mint leaves. Leave the pot for a few hours in the fridge, then add green tea cubes.

  • Pineapple

This exotic fruit is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C, A.

Add 2 cups of sliced pineapple, water and mint leaves in a container. Leave the drink in the fridge overnight or for 8 hours.

  • Oranges

Oranges are rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium, vitamins C, B, A and they can prevent arthritis and heart diseases.

Add pieces of a peeled orange in a jar. You can add mint leaves or lemon juice. Then fill the jar with ice cubes and water. Let it in the fridge for 2 hours.

  • Watermelon

Watermelon is packed with vitamin C, A, potassium, magnesium and calcium.

Remove the seeds from the watermelon pieces. Put the pieces in a recipient with water and basil leaves. Let it in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

Besides these ingredients, you can make flavored water with cucumber or lemons.

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