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Article: The Benefits of Infused Water and Our Top 5 Recipes

Infused Water Benefits

The Benefits of Infused Water and Our Top 5 Recipes

These Refreshing (and Simple) Infused Water Recipes are Sure to Taste Good and Make you Feel Good As Well!

Author Alexandra / Category Drinks / Published: Jan-24-2023

 

 

We've all heard that drinking eight glasses of water a day is essential for good health. But what if you want to get creative with your hydration? Infusing water with fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices can add flavor, color, and an array of vitamins and minerals to your daily intake. Here are our top five infused water recipes and their associated health benefits.

So how do you make infused water?

Simple! For each of our combinations listed below, simply slice your fruit/herbs and lightly squish them with either a muddler or spoon (or whatever you have really!)

Pour in your water and let sit in the refrigerator for approximatly 2-12 hours.

We don't recommend going over 12 hours, as this can cause the fruits to go bad and create a bad taste.

2 hours will give you a light flavor, and the flavors start to get more heavy around the 6 hour mark.

Between 6-12 hours, the flavor is about the same.

 

Here are our top 5 recipes :

Cherry & Orange Infused Water

This refreshing combination of tart cherries and sweet oranges is full of antioxidants that help reduce inflammation in the body. Cherries are a great source of melatonin which helps regulate sleep patterns while oranges provide a punch of vitamin C to boost immunity.

Lemon & Ginger Infused Water

This zesty infusion contains compounds like gingerol and shogaols which aid digestion by reducing inflammation in the gut. In addition, lemon’s vitamin C content helps prevent cell damage caused by free radicals as well as aiding iron absorption from certain foods like spinach.

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Mint & Lime Infused Water

This classic pairing contains menthol which helps reduce nausea as well as freshens breath. The lime provides additional vitamin C while mint aids digestion by calming the stomach’s muscles. This infusion has also been known to help reduce headaches due to the cooling effect of mint on the body’s nerve endings.

Strawberry & Basil Infused Water

The combination of sweet strawberries and fragrant basil makes this infusion one of our favorites! Strawberries contain high levels of vitamin C which support healthy skin as well as aiding iron absorption from certain foods like legumes. Basil is not only tasty but also helps fight bacteria in the stomach due to its carvacrol content.

Watermelon & Mint Infused Water

This thirst-quenching duo contains lycopene found in watermelon which helps protect cells from damage caused by free radicals as well as preventing heart disease due to its antioxidant properties. Mint aids digestion by calming the stomach muscles while giving this infusion a fresh flavor profile!

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Staying hydrated has never been easier or more delicious with these five infused water recipes! Whether you're looking for an energy boost, need help with digestion, or just want something tasty to drink during those hot summer days, there's an infused water recipe for everyone! So grab your favorite fruits and vegetables and get infusing! Your body will thank you later!


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