Bottled and flavored water enriched with ingredients that promise a nice body line is full of artificial sweeteners that cause more damage than good to your body.
If you like to drink something refreshing, prepare this completely natural homemade vitamin drink that will clean your body, melt the fat and improve the digestion.
- 67 oz / 2 l water
- 1 tsp ground fresh ginger
- 1 medium-sized cucumber
- 1 lemon
- 12 mint leaves
Cut lemon and cucumber into thin slices, and if they are not chemically treated it is better if you leave the peel on. Put the slices in a large jar, add the rest of the ingredients and add 2 liters of water.
Keep the mixture in the fridge for at least eight hours, and do not forget to stir it once in awhile.
The ingredients used in the preparation of this refreshing vitamin water have amazingly beneficial effect on the stomach, since they calm the digestive system, meaning they actually help the body get rid of all the toxins.
Lemons are mostly used for the vitamin C found in large amounts, and also this fruit stimulates the organs responsible for the body detox.
Cucumber contains 90 per cent of water and contributes to the release of the substances important for the body detox process.
Ginger helps you maintain the glycemic index, and also soothes spasms and helps in treating upset stomach.
Mint stimulates the fat burning process, supports the elimination of toxins from the body and also relieves stomach pain.