10 DIY Detox Drinks Every Weight Loss Enthusiast Should Try
Dieting with exercising is the best way of losing weight but it is frustratingly long and it could harm your physical and mental health as well.
Here’re 10 detox drinks that can help in achieving your weight loss goal. Also, you can make these drinks at home.
- Green Tea And Lemon
A hot drink of green tea and lemon can work well for your weight loss program. And this nutritious drink can be prepared at home with one glass of water, 1 green tea bag, and a quarter-part of a lemon.
Boil water in a pan and add the tea bag to it. Let the tea leaves boil before adding the lemon juice and drink while it is hot. Green tea contains catechins that have an anti-adiposity effect and lemon polyphenols found in lemon peel also have weight-reducing properties.
- Honey, Lemon, And Ginger
It has a sweet taste despite having ginger. Take 1 tsp of honey, half-part of a lemon, and half-inch ginger root that you need to crush before adding it to water. Mix the ingredients in a cup of water but you don’t need to boil the water. Just mix the ingredients in warm water, stir the mixture, and drink it while it is still warm. A study in San Diego State University found that honey could reduce the weight gained by obesity.
- Lemon And Cucumber Detox Water
Cucumber is good for weight loss as it has a high water content and studies have proved a diet low in energy density can speed up the rate of weight loss and help in managing body weight. Also, cucumber makes a detox drink when mixed with lemon juice.
Take a fresh cucumber and cut it into wedges. Now take a juicy lemon and slice it into small pieces. Put the cucumber and lemon in a water-filled jar. Also, add a few mint leaves and a pinch of salt to the mixture. Leave it for a while until the ingredients are mixed and drink it throughout the day.
- Pineapple Lemonade
It looks tasty and nutritious as it contains pineapple, lemon, maple syrup, cayenne pepper, and a pinch of salt. Pineapple has properties that can help in naturally losing weight.
You need a chopped pineapple to make its juice. You need a glassful of pineapple juice for this drink. Squeeze one lemon in the juice and add 1 tsp of maple syrup to it. For taste, you need to add half-tsp of cayenne pepper and a pinch of salt to the juice. And drink it fresh.
- Orange And Carrot Juice
Carrot is rich in beta-carotene and loaded with fiber and orange is replete with vitamin C. And this juice has the power of both. Fiber will increase satiety that will decrease hunger pangs and adequate consumption of vitamin C can help oxidize up to 30% more fat with moderate exercising.
You need a carrot and an orange to make the juice. Slice the carrot and peel the orange and give them a spin in a food processor. Add 1 tsp of honey to the juice to improve the taste. Also, throw a few coriander leaves in the drink and add a little water to it. Drink it cool by adding a few ice cubes to the juice.
- Beetroot And Mint Juice
Beetroot has the advantage that is it is low in calories and high in fiber and fiber is good for weight loss as it helps in controlling appetite by increasing satiety. Also, this drink is a great cleanser for the liver. And it is easier to make.
Take a beetroot and draw its juice by spinning its pieces into a blender. Also, add a few mint leaves and a pinch of salt to the juice and spin it again. The juice is ready and you should drink it fresh.
- Strawberry And Cinnamon Detox Water
Strawberry has ellagic acid that is found to help reduce obesity and related complications in clinical trials. Also, it makes a tasty drink. You need 7-8 strawberries to make a glass of nutritious juice. Also, add 1 cinnamon stick and a few leaves of mint with the strawberries. Fill the jar with water and refrigerate it overnight. And this rejuvenating drink is consumed cold.
- Fruits And Carrot Juice
It will be more appropriate to call it a punch of nutrition as it contains all essential minerals, proteins, and fibers. Also, it contains natural sugar that enhances flavor without adding unnecessary glucose to the body. And it allows the users to choose the fruits they like most.
Chop a fresh carrot with your choice of fruits including blueberries, prunes, strawberries, apples, raisins, and grapefruits. Spin the carrot with fruits in a food processor to make the juice. Finally, add a little black pepper and a pinch of salt to the drink.
- Buttermilk Detox Drink
Yogurt is good for the digestive tract and gut health as it contains natural probiotics. Its consumption controls appetite, improves satiety, and aid in weight loss. Also, it can easily be prepared at home.
Take a cup of buttermilk and start preparing the other ingredients. You need chopped mint and coriander leaves, thinly sliced carrot (half piece), and roasted cumin seed powder. Mix all the ingredients in a jar and stir it well. Add water and a pinch of salt for taste.
- Tomato, Leek, and Cucumber Juice
Tomato juice is found to be quite helpful in reducing weight. It contains lycopene that can aid in your weight loss process. And you can make a tasty tomato juice by mixing it with leek and cucumber. Take 1 tomato, 1 cucumber, 1 stick of leek, and a few mint leaves and spin all the ingredients in a food processor to make the juice.
Also, you can have a detox drink every day. But you should continue with your weight loss program including diet and exercise. The detox drinks will aid in your weight loss efforts.
Disclaimer: There is no scientific proof to support the claims made regarding the detox drinks and for this reason, users are advised to be careful about disadvantages of the ingredients.