You are probably aware of the fact that drinking about 8 glasses of water daily is the key to proper hydration. This amount of water is only a general guideline as everyone`s fluid needs are different, depending on the body and the activity level. But, all fluids, even water-rich foods, count! Drinking plenty of water and eating foods that are high in water content, such as melon and greens, offers countless health benefits, including preventing fatigue. But, probably the most important benefit of adequate hydration is its ability to maintain fluid balance in the body and protect against water retention. It also prevents bloating and constipation.
However, many people are simply put off by the idea of drinking plain water, as it is tasteless and not everyone is fond of drinking and eating such foods/ beverages. This is the reason why the recipe presented in this article is simply amazing!
Have you ever heard of the “Sassy Water”? This drink was created by Cynthia Cass, an eminent nutritionist. Hence, it`s no wonder that the drink itself was given this name. As Cass explains, this beverage will not only satisfy your thirst but also positively affect your digestive system at the same time. It will reduce flatulence and eliminate discomfort and bloat.
Many nutritionists claim that the combination of regular consumption of this magical water and moderate physical activity will also help you blast your belly fat and get simply get back to flat! According to those who have consumed this beverage on regular basis and followed a proper diet regimen, they have managed to lose up to 26 pounds. So, as you can see for yourself, the results are more than amazing!
- 8 glasses water
- 12 fresh mint leaves and 1 teaspoon dried mint
- 1 cucumber ( medium-sized, peeled, and cut into slices)
- 1 teaspoon ginger root ( grated)
- 1 lemon ( medium sized, cut into slices)
The preparation is extremely simple. All you need to do is to mix all the ingredients in a large bowl and let them stay overnight. It is recommended to keep the bowl refrigerated.
You are supposed to drink 4-5 glasses of the “Sassy Water” throughout the day. In order to get optimum and instant results, start drinking it in the morning before you eat anything. You will feel one pound lighter within the very first two hours.
Note: Pregnant women and nursing mothers and not recommended to drink the “Sassy Water”, as they may experience an allergy to any of the included ingredients or some stomach issues.
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