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Best Water Detox Drinks With Fruit

Updated on July 5, 2015

Best Detox Drinks During the Summer

Staying hydrated during the summer months is very important in order for the organs in your body to function properly, but its also important to provide your body with essential nutrients and vitamins that help to detoxify your body and flush out the toxins that we encounter everyday. If your like me, its always nice to have a cold healthy drink that you can take with you in the car or when you're going for a walk. There are plenty of cold drinks that you can have that will help cleanse your body, improve your complexion and help your liver and kidneys to eliminate toxins. For example, foods like watermelon are not only really good for you but watermelons do a great job of replenishing electrolytes and keeping your body hydrated.

Lemon, Cucumber and Strawberry Water Spritzer

Lemons, Cucumbers and Strawberries are great tasting fruits that you can add to a cold glass of water, or mineral water. Lemons are a great fruit as a gentle diuretic, cucumbers are great for absorbing toxins and they are very healthy. Lastly, strawberries can make a summer drink taste so good but they are also a great source of Vitamin C and other important nutrients. My favorite thing about this water detox drink is the cooling effect that cucumber can have on your water and the incredible taste that strawberries and lemon have when you take a sip.

Apple Cinnamon Detox Water

This is a great summer detox water that you can use to stay hydrated, get additional fiber, and healthy sugars that are not processed. Plus, the cinnamon gives it an awesome twist that reminds you of cinnamon apple pie. Cinnamon is great for digestion as it is very soothing to the stomach and it also helps to jumpstart your organs. Cinnamon is one of my favorite smells so this drink is definitely in my top three. In addition to it tasting so good, cinnamon is very low calorie so this drink is great if your looking for a low calorie, low sugar summer drink. I also believe that Dr. Oz mentioned this low calorie drink on his show at some point.

Cucumber Lemon Mint Hibiscus Tea Water

This is an interesting drink and also one that many of us have heard of. The Cucumber Lemon Mint Water is very popular and prevalent as a soothing ice cold drink. But recently I decided to add some hibiscus tea to the drink separately for a graceful taste. This is best done by brewing some hibiscus tea and letting it cool in the pot until its room temperature. Once the hibiscus tea has cooled down, simply pour the hibiscus tea into the mixture of fruits and ice. This drink is very colorful, very healthy and very tasty. It's also a good idea to think of some other fruity tea mixtures that you like to drink - maybe you can come up with some pretty tasty elixirs.

Lemon Ginger and Honey Water

This is a great water if you like a drink with a lot of zing and a tad of sweetness. Throughout this article you can see that many of the summer drinks involve some lemon in them, but maybe you haven't heard of a drink that has a little kick of ginger with it. Ginger is something most of us probably don't consume enough of, but it is amazing as a food in that it is great for digestion. Have you ever heard someone say have some ginger ale if you have a stomach ache? Well that is because ginger does a great job of relaxing the intestines and in most cases a stomach ache involves times when your stomach is really tense and has a lot of stress happening in the intestines. As for the honey, honey is healthy, sweet and fun to add to tea and many other drinks.

Simple and Sweet - Lemon Water

Lemon Water something you see very often whether you are in a restaurant or if your making homemade lemon water yourself. This drink is very simple, but its tasty and research has shown that lemon has D-Limonene which naturally has an effect that stimulates your liver and help it detoxify itself. In some other research I have done, D-Limonene is found mostly in the peel of the lemon so don't shave off the lemon peel. I have had days where I just have lemon water all day and it really helps me to drink more water and stay hydrated. It may sound to simple, but trust me this is a good one.

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    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 9 months ago from New Delhi, India

      A very useful and informative hub about detox drinks! Your suggestions are very effective and I have tried few of them.

      Detoxification is essential for our body and I do follow it frequently.

      I am also pleased to find my article on the same subject in the related hubs section. I published it on HP few years back.

      Glad to meet you and follow you.

      Thank You for sharing!

    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 2 years ago from Germany

      Thanks for the ideas on what to drink this summer. I have to try some of those above.