With summer coming, it’s real tempting to grab an unhealthy beverage on the go. Why it’s important to be hydrated, what is in a water infusion, and lastly, how to make your very own!
Around 70-75% of our body is made up of water. Brain for example is about 82% of water. Given how reliant we are to the presence of water to keep our body metabolism and processes, it’s directly important to stay hydrated each and every time. Otherwise, it will make us hungry and respond by eating empty calories that couple to the storage of body fats.
What is Water Infusion?
Some people don’t like to taste the water. Water Infusion solves that problem by making water taste better while adding health benefits. Fun to make and refreshing, water infusions are healthy alternatives to alcohol-based drinks or soda. It’s a natural blend of water with natural mixes that produces a heart-warming and thirst-quenching flavored water.
How to Make Your Own Water Infusion?
There are different recipes for Water Infusions but these are some of the simplest ones that can be done everywhere you are.
- Get a clean and empty bottle and add water in it.
- In a cucumber infusion, add slices of cucumber.
- For the strawberry infusion, add strawberry slices to it and a little bit of mint.
- For the berry infusion, put blueberries and raspberries into the water.
For the last recipe, add about half f a table spoon of cayenne pepper in a bottle filled with water. You can add lemon in it like a Master Cleanse. Add a little bit of honey in it to sweeten it up.
These water infusions will give more colors to your summer. Give it a try and I’m sure you’ll enjoy summer in a different way. Involve your kids in making your water infusions. Make water look and taste cooler to them. Give your health a shot this summer!