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Fruit Water Infusers - From Define to Pitchers. Healthier than any Soda!

Updated on January 23, 2017

A Define Fruit Water Infuser

Define Fruit Water Infuser
Define Fruit Water Infuser | Source

Infusing Water to Keep You Hydrated

Every human being on planet earth is made up of of approximately 60% water, however just being alive starts to drain you of this precious liquid. Breathing, perspiring and urinating are just a few of the activities that will drain your body of water.

To make sure that you don't become dehydrated you need to consume between 2 and 3 litres of liquid a day, and the best liquid you can drink is plain water. However if you are like me, after a couple of glasses of water you will be sick of the bland taste. When this happens you usually stop drinking water and turn to other drinks such as soda or coffee.

As soon as you start consuming these drinks you are undoing the good that drinking the liquid is doing. These drinks will actually contribute to dehydrating you!

So apart from just drinking plain water how can you get all the benefits without getting bored?

Water infusion. It is such a simple idea you will wonder why you never thought of it to begin with!

Let me explain.

93oz Water Infuser

Perfect to fill with fruit and water and pop into the fridge. Will keep you hydrated throughout the day.
Perfect to fill with fruit and water and pop into the fridge. Will keep you hydrated throughout the day. | Source

A Fruit and Water Infusion

What could be a healthier way to get some flavour into your water than to combine it with some natural ingredients that will not only add some flavour to it, but also make it an even healthier beverage?

You will never look at water again in the same way. A wedge of lemon, a slice of watermelon and a sprig of mint combined with some chilled water is just the perfect drink, but how do you get all these flavours into a glass so you can drink it without getting a mouthful of mint leaves or a water patch down the front of your shirt?

A water infuser. Quite simply a water infuser is a device that either has a container within a container (infuser tube) or has part of the container separated from the main body by a simple grate or mesh section (which holds the fruit in place).

The infuser tube runs through the centre of the container and it is perforated to let the water enter it and mix with what ever flavours you have put in the tube.

If you look at the picture below you will get an idea of what I mean. You just fill the infuser tube with any healthy flavour you like, pop it back in the jug and very quickly the water will take on the delicious flavour of whatever you have put in the infuser.

As I said, simple, clever, delicious.an healthy.

A Stylish 1.5 Litre Fruit Infusion Pitcher

GROSCHE Atlantis Water and Fruit Infusion Borosilicate Glass Pitcher, 50 oz/1500 ml. BPA and Pthalate free.
GROSCHE Atlantis Water and Fruit Infusion Borosilicate Glass Pitcher, 50 oz/1500 ml. BPA and Pthalate free.

Stylish and with a huge 1.5 litre capacity, this infusion pitcher is perfect for both the office and home. It is made of glass so you wont have to worry about any nasty chemical such as BPA leeching into you healthy infused water.

 

A Travel Fruit Water Infuser

Perfect for re-hydration on the road.
Perfect for re-hydration on the road. | Source

Travel Fruit Infuser

A pitcher may be great whilst you are home or in the office, but what about if you are at the gym or are on the road, then how can you stay hydrated with infused water?

Very easily. All you need is a travel fruit infuser.

A travel fruit infuser combines the convenience of a travel flask and an infuser tube. As with the pitcher you just pop your favourite ingredients in the infuser tube, fill with water, give it a little shake and you are ready to go.

All you need to do it make sure your travel fruit water infuser has a secure lid and is BPA free, then you can enjoy the benefit of infused water and the health and hydration it brings, wherever you are.

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Who You will Meet if You Don't Stay Hydrated

Don't re-hydrate and you will soon be making this chaps acquaintance!
Don't re-hydrate and you will soon be making this chaps acquaintance! | Source

Dehydration - Why You Should Care

If your body becomes dehydrated by around 15% you will die, however this is the extreme example. What happens if you become dehydrated by just 1 or 2%? Well it may not seem like much and yet the effects on your body can be quite noticeable. At 2% you will start to suffer from some or all of the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Tiredness
  • Dark, pungent urine
  • Increased body temperature (as you wont perspire as much)
  • Dizziness

If you continue to ignore these symptoms you will quickly find their severity worsening and you will start to hallucinate, you will stop urinating and your body will generally start to shut down. Your heart will be working harder and you will feel even sleepier.

From this point on, things will only go downhill. People can go without water for anywhere between 3 and 8 days and then, inevitably, you meet your maker.

Travel Water Infuser for Kids

Disney Cars Tritan Plastic Fruit Infuser Water Bottle 15.5 Oz
Disney Cars Tritan Plastic Fruit Infuser Water Bottle 15.5 Oz

Can't get your kids to drink enough water or they are hooked on sugary, unhealthy sodas? Then you need one of these great travel infuser for kids. Just pop their favourite fruits in the infuser core, add some cold water and they have a great tasty treat. You could even add some sparkling water to make them think it's a fizzy soda.

 

Still Not Sure How the Infuser Works?

Inspiration for Your Infused Water

Fruit Infused Water: 50 Quick & Easy Recipes for Delicious & Healthy Hydration
Fruit Infused Water: 50 Quick & Easy Recipes for Delicious & Healthy Hydration

If you are lacking inspiration for what to add to your travel water infuser, these 50 simple recipes will get your taste buds and creative juices flowing.

 

Simple Infused Water Recipes

I love just plain lemon or lime in my water, the tang of the citrus with the coolness of chilled water is quite refreshing to my palate. This is how I keep hydrated, but not every one has such simple tastes as me.

Here are a few great, simple recipes to get your creative juices flowing

  • Apple and cinnamon. Just slice the apple and pop in a cinnamon stick
  • Ginger and orange. Keep the peel on the orange to get the full benefits of the natural oils
  • Mint Water. Just add a sprig of mint to any infusion to get the calming benefits of this herb
  • Cranberries and orange. Cranberries are great for your urinary tract
  • Cucumber water.Cool and refreshing.

But there really are no limitations to what you can add to your infused water. Be adventurous and you and your family will never tire of of the great infused creations you have made.

And you will never be dehydrated!

Have You Tried Fruit Infused Water?

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