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Fill your body with extra vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, boost your energy and stimulate weight loss and fight illness and allergies with these ten supremely powerful healthy drink recipes.
Adding a squeeze of lemon to a cold glass of water is a super simple way to multiply the health benefits and add flavor. Lemon water becomes alkaline in the body and an alkaline body is better able to heal itself, assimilate nutrients and fight off sickness. Plus, lemon water helps keep skin clear and glowing, aids weight loss and kick starts the digestive system.
Further Reading: 5 Reasons To Drink Lemon Water In The Morning
Dr. Axe’s Secret Recipe Detox Drink
This recipe from Dr. Axe contains a number of powerful health boosting ingredients. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid which helps to lower blood pressure, lemon juice regulates pH, cinnamon balances blood sugar and cayenne pepper boosts metabolism.
Get the full recipe at DrAxe.com
“Sassy Water” Detox Drink
This is another recipe that adds extra health benefits and flavor to plain old water. Lemons, cucumber and mint add vitamins and antioxidants – plus try adding some ginger for an even more potent health boost. This “sassy water” flushes out impurities from your body and it’s really easy to make!
Matcha Green Tea Super Drink
In a recent blog post, we revealed how incredible Matcha Green Tea is for our health – and this drink includes Matcha as its “hero” ingredient. This drink is an instant energy booster, metabolism booster, it fights viruses and bacteria, it boosts mood, has cancer fighting properties and helps to cleanse the body to name just a few of the benefits.
Allergy Relief Drink
This super simple recipe combines apple cider vinegar, local honey and water to create a potent allergy fighting drink. Local honey includes pollen from your local area, consuming this honey builds up the pollen in your body and gradually you become immune to it.
Apple Cider Vinegar, Honey Garlic & Lemon Drink
This certainly won’t be the best tasting drink in this list- but it is great for quickly healing cold and flu. The lemon is anti-viral, the ACV soothes a sore throat and acts as a decongestant, the garlic shortens the duration of a cold and the honey adds sweetness.
Get the full recipe at EverydayRoots.com
Ginger Turmeric Detox Tea
Ginger, turmeric and cayenne – three wonderful spices – work their magic in this detox tea. This is another powerful detox recipe, but also a pain reliever, anti-inflammatory, migraine soother, digestive aid and anti-cold and flu agent.
Get the full recipe at LindaWagner.net
Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir
You may have noticed that apple cider vinegar has feature in many of the above recipes and for good reason. It’s great for skin, digestion, blood sugar, it promotes vitality and much more. The only problem? It doesn’t taste great – but this Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir has been sweetened and improved so you get all the benefits but without the horrible taste!
Turmeric is another ingredient that has featured heavily in this list. It is probably the healthiest spice in the world. Its active ingredient, curcumin, has been found to fight certain cancers, treat arthritis, cleanse the liver, improve brain function and much more.
Get the full recipe at MindBodyGreen.com
Cinnamon Coconut Water Kefir
I was just going to include plain old coconut water at number ten – but then I found this drink that takes it a step further. Coconut water alone is a fantastic energy booster, helps deal with blood sugar issues, stops sugar cravings and aids weight loss. This recipe turns it into a fermented beverage and adds beneficial bacteria, enzymes, vitamins and minerals.
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