Tell the truth: how much water did you drink yesterday? A few cups? a few liters? How about a gallon? If you’re not drinking enough water because of the taste, we don’t blame you. Sometimes, water can be a bit plain, so we’ve gathered four water recipes for those who don’t like the taste:
Morning refresh: Warm water + Lemon
We all know the benefits of warm water and lemon. Vashtie swears by it. Not only does it give your water a bit of a morning kick, but it also helps your digestive system. By adding lemon to your water, you’re promoting hydrating, weight loss, and it helps prevent kidney stones. Did we mention in helps freshen breath? Listen, lemon water isn’t a substitute for brushing your teeth but try incorporating it into your morning routine.
Stomach Bloating Be Gone: Cucumber, lemon, mint, ginger
If you’re suffering from stomach bloating and it’s a bit of a struggle to put your pants on in the morning, this water trick is for you. Adding cucumber, lemon, mint, and ginger you give your water a bit of taste. Ginger can help treat chronic indigestion, treat nausea, and provides anti-inflammatory effects. With added mint, your water will give your body natural electrolytes, and promote energy and wellness. You should wear your skinny jeans today.
The Weight Loss Secret: Cucumber, grapefruit
If you’re on a weight loss journey, adding cucumber and grapefruit to your water will do you well. Grapefruit can control appetite, can benefit your immune system and improve your heart health. Grapefruit also provides a bit of taste to your water. If you feel water doesn’t taste good, this recipe will do the trick.
A Metabolism Booster: Apple, cinnamon
If you’re feeling festive or looking for a metabolism booster, adding apple and cinnamon to your water will do the trick. During fall, apples and cinnamon are common, but even year-round, this water tastes great. By adding an apple to your water, you promote hydration, which is needed regardless of the season. Apples also support heart health and protect your brain as you age. Cinnamon helps soothe menstrual cramps, boosts immunity and reduces inflammation.