(Last Updated On: 05/01/2018)
From the previous article, we know that it is important to have detox once or twice a year to ensure optimum function of our body. It is advisable to go for detox whenever you have 5 signs out of 10 mentioned. Detox water is one of the most popular tools for getting rid of the toxins from our body and for weight loss. In this article, we will share you the 5 amazing detox water that has amazing health benefits. Read more on 10 signs you need to go for a detox

What is Detox Water?

Detox water is any recipes for mixing fruits, fiber, and herbs with water that helps flush out the toxins from our body system to improve our health. Detox water is great as it is delicious and convenient to be brought to anywhere anytime to keep ourselves hydrated and offers numerous of health benefits. There is no one perfect way to make a detox water. There are many awesome recipes out there. For whatever reasons you wanting to start implementing detox water for, you’ll feel the difference immediately as it will flush away toxins and impurities in the body keeping yourself rejuvenate.

Is it safe for Detox?

Detox is perfectly safe when you do it in the right way. It is still important to consume real food that high in protein and fiber throughout the detox process to ensure a healthy and safe detox process. Detox plan where it is based on fruit or vegetable juice without real food is recommended for a short-term period up to 7 days only.

How do I make detox water?

Below are 5 simple detox water recipes that you can easily make in Malaysia to keep yourself refresh and rejuvenate.

Top 5 Amazing Detox Water Recipes in Malaysia

1. Lemon Cucumber Mint Detox Water – Cooling Effect to Reduce Body Heat

When it comes to relieving the heat in our body due to the hot weather in Malaysia, lemon cucumber mint water is king of them all.  This is the perfect recipe for cooling down on a hot day.

Benefits:

Cucumbers are made up of 95 percent water, making them an ideal cooling and soothing effect food which helps in decreasing irritation swelling, reducing body heat and inflammation. Cucumbers are rich in Vitamins A B and C which boosts immunity and offers many other benefits. Lemon aids in digestion and detoxification as the juice is similar to the digestive juices in our stomach where it tricks the liver to produce bile which helps keep our digestion healthy. Mint is a natural stimulant where its essential oil can give you a boost whenever you feel anxious, sluggish, tired, exhausted and depressed. The cooling sensation when you having mint will also refresh and rejuvenate your body.

How to make?

  • Slice about 2/3 of a cucumber into roughly 15 – 20 thin slices
  • Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and add it in
  • Add 5-7 of fresh mint leaves
  • Mix with 1.5 litre of water and serve cold for better taste

2. Tropical Pineapple Orange Detox Water – Vitamin C Booster to Fight Flu

When it comes to treating cold and flu, Vitamin C is known as the natural cold remedy. Research has shown that Vitamin C could reduce cold and flu symptoms by 85%. Pineapple and orange are both high in Vitamin C.

Benefits:

Pineapple contains high amounts of thiamine, a vitamin B that is involved in energy production which keep us energetic throughout the day. Pineapple is known to have the high amount of vitamin C that fight against cold. Furthermore, pineapple contains bromelain that helps reduce mucus in the throat and nose. The citrus flavor in orange is known to livening up the food and drink but actually, it does more than that. The citrus limonoids in oranges are proven to fight against cancer. In laboratory tests with animals and with human cells, citrus limonoids have been shown to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon.

How to make?

  • Add few pineapple wedges
  • Squeeze the juice of ½ orange and add it in
  • Mix with 1.5 liter of water and serve cold for better taste

3. Watermelon Detox Water – Reduce Bloating with Natural Diuretics

Always feeling bloating and having excess water in the body? This flavourful watermelon is known for is best diuretic effect to reduce bloating. Watermelon juice is able to produce diuresis that proved to be as effective as compared to the diuretic agent with a minimum side effect. Diuretics used to increase urination to remove excess water from the body.

Benefits:

One of its key compounds is the carotenoid phytonutrient known as lycopene. Research has shown that Lycopene significantly reduces the risk of having cancer such as prostate, breast, colon, lung and endometrial. The huge amount of potassium and magnesium that present in watermelon helps lowering blood pressure where it reduces the chances of strokes, heart attack, and atherosclerosis.

How to make?

  • Cube about 1 cup of fresh watermelon and add it in
  • Mix with 1.5 litre of water and serve cold for better taste

4. Honey Lemon Chia Detox Water – Omega 3 to Combat Heart Diseases

Many of us are worried on high cholesterol due to our poor diet and modern lifestyle habits as high cholesterol levels in the blood can increase the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease. This is amazing delicious jelly liked chia seed recipe helps reduce cholesterol while feels like eating a dessert.

Benefits:

Chia seeds are known to be high in linoleic acid, a fatty acid that helps the body absorb fat-soluble vitamins. It is famous in the market as high omega 3 seeds that able to help the heart by lowering blood pressure, bad cholesterol and inflammation. Inflammation can put strain on blood vessels and cause heart disease. It lowers cardiovascular disease by eating chia seeds.  Honey is rich in phenolic compounds such as quercetin, acacetin, kaempferol, which shown to help reduce the risk of heart diseases.

How to make?

  • Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and add it in
  • Add 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
  • Add 1 table spoon of honey
  • Mix with 1.5 litre of water and serve cold for better taste

5. Apple Fiber Detox Water – High-Quality Fiber for Weight Loss

This great apple fiber detox water not only cleanses the toxins from the body but also helps to slim down and reduce the waist size. It helps to boost your metabolism and keeping you full to avoid craving for food. There’s a saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”

Benefits

Apples are one of the healthiest foods a person can eat. It is high in fiber and vitamin c. The apple fiber provides bulk in the intestinal tract and holds the water that cleanses and moves food quickly through the digestive system. It flushes out toxins, fats and helps regulate cholesterol level. Apple Lite is also packed with probiotic – lactobacillus that known to help improves digestive system and also the immune system. It is proven to aid in constipation.

How to make?

  • Mix 1 sachets of Apple Lite with 250ml of cold water for better taste

Conclusion

When it comes to weight loss, it is important to drink a minimum of 4 liters of water. Drinking water helps increase your metabolism, firm and clear your skin and promote a healthy digestive tract. Now that with these 5 amazing recipes to choose from you do not have any excuses not to drink water.

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