The summer has come so it is time to try to lose the habit of sugary drinks with which we satisfy our thirst and satisfy our need with drinks colored in candies. Because they are full of sugar, we take more calories than we are aware of thinking that by that it is better to satisfy our needs than with an ice cream. But, there are delicious drinks that are a real refreshment and take care of our body line by not only not taking calories but help its digestion.
You can make it by yourself at home and be sure that all the ingredients are natural and not full of sugar and other additives.
Water with taste
The water is one of the most important ingredients for a healthy life, whether you are on a diet or not.
Among the other advantages, it helps the digestion and the absorption of the food, it also helps excreting the matters from the intestines and the kidneys, and if you pay attention to the input of food it will give you a feeling of satiety.
If the plain water is boring to you, you can spice it with squeezed lemon and you get the combination similar to the stomach acid, or add grinded ginger that improves the metabolism. The slices of fresh cucumber can also make the daily input of water interesting and less boring.
Menthol can help the stomach absorb fats and calms down the digestive system. It has a diuretic effect, improves the metabolism and lowers down the appetite. As another advantage comes the help in the mouth hygiene, because of its aromatic smell, refreshes the breath and it is a must have ingredient in the tooth pastes.
The pineapple with its taste brings memories of the summer, recklessness and bikini. The enzyme bromelain contained in the pineapple will help you in the metabolism of the proteins, ease the digestion and remove the flatulence.
Most of the polyphenols in the green tea are katehins, responsible for the fast fat burning. It is recommended to drink it before exercising, especially the aerobic exercises, so that the fat burning can be improved. One of the reasons why you should drink at least one cup of green tea instead of one cup of coffee is its attribute of lowering the cholesterol and lowering the cancer risk. The diversity in its effects on the health encloses help for diabetes, lowering stress and protection of the teeth of various infections.