Now that the festive season has concluded and you’re back to our usual routine, we’re sure the aftereffects of all the binge eating is taking a toll on you. Laziness, bloating, breakouts are just some of the side effects of binging on sugary foods. But fret not; we’ve got you covered. Here are five detox drinks that you can sip on to relieve the body of the festive calorie high. Read on…
- Lemon and ginger detox water
- Apple, mint and cinnamon detox drink
- Pomegranate and mint detox water
- Orange detox drink
- Cucumber and mint detox water
Lemon and ginger detox water
The vitamin C enriched lemon and ginger in this drink helps improve digestion. Furthermore, it detoxifies your body and in turn, helps burn all the extra calories you may have gained during the festive season. To prepare this detox drink, all you gotta do is add about half a lemon and some grated ginger to one tall glass of lukewarm water.
Apple, mint and cinnamon detox drink
To make this drink, you’ll need one apple, a few mint leaves and a cinnamon stick or powder. In one litre of water, add all the ingredients and let it steep for a few hours. Drink this detox water throughout the day. Cinnamon is a well-known natural metabolism booster while apples are high in fibre and low in calories — just what you need after all the festive binging.
Pomegranate and mint detox water
This quick and super hydrating detox water is just what your body needs to flush out all the toxins. To make this detox water, you’ll need one cup of pomegranate seeds, a few fresh mint leaves and one litre of cold water. Add all the ingredients in the water and let it infuse for a few minutes and that’s all — you can drink it right away.
Orange detox drink
To make this detox drink, you’ll need five thin slices of orange and lemon, a few mint leaves and about half a litre of water. Add all the ingredients to the water and let it infuse for a few hours before drinking. This drink is something that won’t just help you burn off the calories but also make your skin look amazing. Packed with vitamin C, the orange and lemon in this drink will help burn the calories and flush out the toxins.
Cucumber and mint detox water
To make this refreshing detox drink, take one cucumber and about 15-20 mint leaves. Cut thin slices of the cucumber pieces and put them along with the mint leaves in one litre of water. Let the water infuse for some time (probably overnight or 3-4 hours) and then drink it throughout the day.