Are you looking for a healthier drink? Would you like to cut calories? Infused water is bound to make you want to ditch any other drinks. Try it!
Approximately 71% of the human body is made up of water, so it is very important that we keep our bodies well hydrated. Most people should drink about 2 litres of water a day, but not many people do because they prefer soft drinks, coffee, fizzy drinks, or any other drinks.
All the beverages containing water contribute to your daily intake. But the fact is that all beverages except water, come with calories, added sugars, carbonates, additives, preservatives, artificial colors, and flavors. Studies show that water is still the best choice if you want to maintain good health.
symptoms of dehydration
There are multiple symptoms of dehydration of the body such as:
- Dry ashy skin of the whole body
- Dry hair and itchy scalp
- Brain fog
- Dry mouth
- Tooth decay and gum disease
- Urinary tract infections
- Lack of energy
- Low blood pressure
Constant dehydration of the body can lead to the development of various diseases, so if you have any of the above-mentioned symptoms you review and revise your daily water intake and make an effort to introduce a habit of drinking water into your life.
It is best to drink water in the morning on an empty stomach, because this water, especially if you drink it warm, expels toxins from your body. If you make sure you drink enough water, your digestion will improve, your skin will be healthy and well hydrated, your hair will be healthier and less dry, your joints will be lubricated, you will prevent constipation, prevent muscle fatigue, help your dental health, maintain electrolyte balance, help dry mouth and normalize blood pressure.
So, if you are ready to start drinking, or to increase your water intake, we suggest you try infused water, because it tastes great and has some additional benefits for your health because it is packed with vitamins and minerals. Plus, you can make it to suit your fruit and vegetable preferences.
How to make infused water?
All you need is a 2-litre glass jar, fruits, and vegetables of your choice, and filtered water. You have to decide which fruits and/or vegetables you want to use, soak the fruits and /or vegetables in a baking soda solution, slice them, and place them in a jar. Fill the jar with filtered water, cover with a lid, or a cling wrap, and leave in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, strain the water, put it in glass bottles, and keep it refrigerated until you drink it.
The benefits of infused water are that you don’t have to drink plain water, plus you take loads of minerals and vitamins that will boost your immune system and improve your health. And you can have a different taste every day, depending on the availability or choice of the fruits and vegetables. You can also drink water infused with only fruits or only vegetables. And don’t forget to drink water slowly, throughout the day, because it will benefit your health the most.
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➥ DISCLAIMER: This post is not intended to replace medical treatment. The information provided is for educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice.