Water is essential for the organism and it is important that we supply our body with it daily. Many of us believe that milk, juice or carbonated drinks can keep us hydrated. But that’s not really true. Milk is a healthy drink, but juice and soft drinks are loaded with empty calories and sugar, along with other fillers and chemicals that are harmful to our health. In the fall and winter months we may not feel thirsty for water because of the cold weather, but the body will need fluids as much as in the summer. Therefore we present you some suggestions that will help you increase your fluid intake. Water will improve your overall health will help you in battling acne and keeping your skin healthy.
1. Add a slice of lemon for freshness
Some of people’s favorite ingredients are ginger and lemon. They have anti-inflammatory properties and contribute to good digestion. Water with lemons has fantastic health benefits – it helps to detox the body, relieves many problems with digestion and boosts the immune system. In fall it is better to add a few slices of ginger and lemon in a glass of warm water which you can drink in the morning or in the evening after a busy day. If you need something refreshing, add sliced lemons and fresh ginger, mix them with filtered water and place it in the refrigerator for an hour. You will feel healthier and enhance your daily water intake.
2. Water with mint and strawberries
Peppermint kills harmful bacteria and viruses (which is very important during the fall and winter seasons) and strawberries help prevent cardiovascular diseases, improve memory, enhance the immune system and prevent diabetes and constipation. Add 2 sliced strawberries and some fresh mint leaves in a glass of hot or cold water and enjoy the delicious drink.
3. Water with apples and cinnamon
Apples are rich in antioxidants and they will protect your eyes and your heart. Plus, they are low in calories. Cinnamon regulates blood sugar and helps prevent diabetes and increases your energy level. Place a few slices of apple in a glass of warm water and sprinkle it with cinnamon.
4. Ginger, water, orange and cinnamon
Want to try something unusual this fall? Orange, cinnamon, ginger and water – try this great combination and you will not regret! You already know about the cinnamon, ginger and their amazing health benefits. Oranges are rich in vitamin C and are powerful antioxidants. They help increase energy levels, fight cancer and prevent heart attacks. This drink contains no added sugar, no additives and no harmful calories.
5. Lavender water with lemon
If you have a tense and hectic lifestyle, lemon, lavender and water will be the perfect drink to enjoy in the evenings!
When it comes to increasing your daily intake of water during the fall season, the possibilities are endless. You can use hot or cold water to make these drinks, depending on the weather. These suggestions will help you avoid dehydration and feel fresh and healthy throughout the season.
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