One of the best ways of staying hydrated is to consume
water. It helps in flushing out the harmful toxins from your body. However,
there are times when you don’t want to keep drinking plain water and want
something more – like fruits-infused water.
It not only adds minerals, antioxidants, vitamins, and
phytonutrients to your body but also helps in boosting metabolism while
building immunity. For people who don’t like drinking plain water, it’s the
best way to stay hydrated.
Here are a few simple recipes of infused water that
you can keep at your desk to stay hydrated and healthy.
5 cups – Water
1 cup – Ice cubes, optional
Diced herbs and fruits
Strawberry, lemon, and basil
5-7 – Strawberries
4 – Large fresh basil leaves, torn
1 – Lemon, thinly sliced
Orange and ginger
1 – Orange, thinly sliced
2-inch – Ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
Cucumber and mint
1 – Cucumber, finely sliced
7 – Fresh mint leaves, torn
best results, you need to infuse water with your favourite fruits for at least
two to four hours. You can also let it infuse overnight in the refrigerator.