3 easy recipes to boost your hydration. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, water plays many roles in your body, including maintaining electrolyte balance and blood pressure, lubricating joints, regulating body temperature and promoting cell health.
Drinking water can be a challenge for some people, yet it’s the most important thing to do to live a healthier life. Most of your fluid needs are met through the water and beverages you drink. However, you can get some fluid from the foods you eat. According to Self, a health portal, one sneaky way to increase the amount of water you consume on a daily basis: eat your H2O.
Add fruits and vegetables with a high water content to your grocery shopping list. Some top picks include cucumber (96% water), baby marrow (95% water), watermelon (92% water), and grapefruit (91% water).
With most parts of South Africa warming up in spring, hydrating is a must. Adding fresh fruit, herbs and some kinds of vegetables to water give it flavor. Here are three infused water recipes to try.
For all recipes:
5 cups of water
1 cup ice cubes (optional)
Strawberry, basil and lemon
½ cup strawberries, stemmed and sliced, fresh or frozen
5 large fresh basil leaves, torn
1 lemon, thinly sliced
Honeydew, cucumber, and mint
½ cup honeydew cubes
1 cucumber, thinly sliced
10 fresh mint leaves, torn
Watermelon, kiwi, and lime
1 cup watermelon cubes
1 kiwi, diced or cut into circles
1 lime, sliced into circles
Infused water is best 2 to 4 hours after you’ve made it. Or you can let it infuse overnight in the refrigerator.
Recipes: Culinary Hill
Source – IOl News
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