Can You Really Drink Yourself Skinny? Find Out Here….
I am so excited to share with you a hidden secret that should not be a secret at all – you CAN drink yourself skinny. Many of my clients have suffered from dehydration which led to poor digestion, acne, lack of energy, increased cellulite and of course, the inability to lose weight. I don’t want this to be the case for you!
Most experts say we should drink at least 64 ounces of water per day. Are you drinking this amount? If you are – awesome, we’re going to make it taste even better! But if you are not drinking water because you hate the taste, it’s okay – we’re going to fix it so you enjoy it!
STAYING HYDRATED WITH WATER:
THE IMPORTANCE OF H2O
Water is the basis of all life, and without water you wouldn’t even be able to survive. The muscles in your body contain 75% water, your blood which transports nutrients contains over 80% water, your lungs that give you oxygen contain 90% water, your bones are 25% water, and your brain that controls your entire body and systems contains over 75% water.
So without water, how do you think your body will run? Will you feel healthy if you are dehydrated? Absolutely not!
In order to be healthy, the body needs to keep hydrated. Adding fruit-infused water to your daily routine is an excellent way to not only stay properly hydrated, but also add in vital nutrients.
The amount of water you need to consume depends on your weight, but a good estimate is half of your body weight in ounces.
You are not just what you eat, you are what you drink!
WHY INFUSED WATER IS GOOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS
Boosts your metabolism
Naturally helps you release cellulite
Flushes toxins from your system
Keeps you hydrated with natural minerals and vitamins from fresh vegetables, fruits or herbs
Helps to restore your energy after a workout or sweating
HEALTHY TIPS TO STAY HYDRATED
Drink a large glass of infused water upon waking. You can add a dash of sea salt for a boost of minerals, which is great for reducing exhaustion and wonderful for weight loss.
Drink infused water 45 minutes before a meal as hydration is key for proper digestion and wonderful for combating sugar cravings.
Make a huge pitcher of infused water and leave it in the fridge. I suggest buying a BPA-free pitcher or use a glass pitcher or mason jars and have the water ready for you to consume. When you have infused water ready to go, you will drink it instead of something else.
Buy a BPA-free bottle such as Nalgene or you can buy a glass travel bottle and make sure you drink your 64 ounces per day. If you are looking to banish cellulite and lose weight, aim for 80 ounces, especially during the summer months or if you work out daily.
If you find yourself hungry, have a fruit-infused water with cinnamon to balance blood sugar. Did you know often signs of hunger are really signs of dehydration?
Drink a gallon of infused water per day for the ultimate weight loss flush.
Infusing Water at Home
By adding your favorite fruits, veggies and herbs to your water, your body will benefit by staying hydrated and absorbing the vital nutrients to stay healthy and happy.
Here’s what you should buy:
You can find these items at your local health food store, department store, or click on the item above and you can buy them online.
When making these recipes it is best to use a 32 oz. mason jar or a 32 oz. infused water bottle or pitcher.
Rosemary & Grapefruit: This helps to detoxify the liver while giving you an added boost of vitamin C.
1 Grapefruit, w/o the rind
1 Sprig of Fresh Rosemary
MANGO MINT: Mint is excellent for digestive ease
6-8 small leaves of fresh mint
1/2 mango, with the skin removed and cut into pieces
Cinnamon Apple Spice: great way to balance blood sugar
1/2 green apple, sliced thin
1 cinnamon stick
Detox Watermelon: the cilantro helps to detoxify the body
4 cubes fresh watermelon
6 leaves cilantro
Citrus Bliss: helps to alkalize the body
3 lemon slices
2 lime slices
Trust me; life will never be the same once you keep your body hydrated all day!!
I would love to have you journey with me on the road to health and happiness. Becoming healthy and vibrant does not have to be overwhelming especially when you have direction and support.