While detox smoothies and energy-boosting drinks have become very popular, there is no better time than when you are planning a wedding to discover their benefits. These drinks may help you flush your liver, rid your body of toxins, increase your energy, give your digestive system a break, and improve your overall health.
What are detox and energy-boosting drinks? Detox and energy-boosting drinks help your body rid itself of toxins, boost energy, cleanse the liver, and may even promote weight loss. They’re also known as a detox cleansing drinks. They usually contain some mixture of water with fruit, vegetables, herbs or other natural ingredients that boost your body’s ability to eliminate toxins from your system.
If you’re looking for ways to boost energy, better your health, or eliminate sugary drinks— before and after your wedding—read on to learn more about some of the ingredients that you can use to make your own detox drinks and energy-boosting beverages:
Cucumber crush. Cucumbers are refreshing, cleansing and hydrating for the body. They also contain important nutrients such as vitamins C, A and K plus minerals such as iron, calcium, and potassium. Creating a delicious green drink with cucumber and other revitalizing super foods is a highly detoxifying way to start the day.
Strawberry kiwi. Strawberries and kiwis contain vitamin A, E and C. These fruits also contain potent antioxidants that help fight free radical cells which can cause cancer and also help to slow down the aging process. By creating detoxifying fruit water with these fruits, you'll keep looking young and beautiful.
Green tea detox drinks. One of the most popular beverages in the world, green tea is especially popular in Asian countries. It contains powerful antioxidants that help reduce blood pressure, inflammation, and heart disease.
Watermelon mint. Watermelon naturally contains an amino acid that helps to detoxify the liver and also improves the way it functions. When watermelon is combined with mint, it eases stomach cramping and helps enhance the digestive system.
Lemony mint. Lemon is enriched with vitamin C, which helps to cleanse and nourish all the systems of the body. When this powerful detoxifying fruit is combined with mint and cucumber slices, you get a potent detoxifying beverage. You could even add some freshly ground ginger as well.
Don’t be wedding weary…try a detoxifying and energy-boosting drink!
The ideas above can help you create your own favorite detoxifying and energy-boosting beverage. Avoiding caffeine and sugar by sipping one of these beverages instead of coffee or soda will help you tackle your wedding planning with sustained energy and make you feel great on your big day, and beyond.
Author: The Guest Table