According to Mindbodygreen, eating unhealthy food, dealing with stress and smoking can build up toxins in your body. A detox, in theory, helps your body eliminate some of these toxins and can aid in weight loss.
If you are considering a detox — or want to jump-start your weight-loss diet — check out these recipes.
- 1. Cucumber lemon detox water
The antiseptic properties in the lemon combined with anti-inflammatory properties in the cucumber may help your body get rid of toxins. Simply add sliced cucumber, a sliced lemon and mint leaves to a pitcher of water.
Allow it to sit overnight. You’ll get hydrated and enjoy some detox benefits while you’re at it, DIY & Crafts reports.
- 2. Detox water with apple and cinnamon
This simple recipe is tasty and has fewer than 10 calories, plus it counts toward your daily goal for water consumption. This recipe is said to help increase your energy and slim down the waist.