REFRESHING CUCUMBER+ MINT LIME WATER
"Cucumbers, mints, and lime: the ultimate summer trio, packed with an array of health benefits."
HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE !
New York City is already feeling the intensification of the heat and humidity; with that said, I will share my go-to "FRESH WATER - AGUA FRESCA" Free Recipe. I usually consume this all-year-round, especially when I need to hydrate and detox my body. Cucumber does magnificent things if you retain water and it hold a treasure trove of benefits that often go unnoticed.
CUCUMBERS + MINT BENEFITS
1. HYDRATION BOOST + ENERGIZING: Cucumbers helps replenish fluids in your body and keeps you refreshed.
2. NUTRIENT POWERHOUSE: Vitamin C, K, Potassium, Magnesium+
3. NATURAL ANTIOXIDANT: Cucumber is a powerful compounds help combat free radicals, protect cells from oxidative stress, and promote healthy immune system. While Mint possess a calming properties that reduces stress and anxiety. It promotes a sense of tranquility.
4. HEALTHY DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: Cucumbers are rich in fibers, natural detoxifier for your body, aiding proper kidney function and promotes healthy digestive system. While Mint contains menthol, which helps relax the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, easing digestion and reducing symptoms like indigestion, bloating and stomach cramps.
5. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: low in calories, and high in water content.
SQUEEZED LIME BENEFITS
1. ALKALIZE EFFECT: Balance the PH levels for optimal health.
2. IMMUNE BOOST: Excellent source of Vitamin C a boosting property to fight off infection and strengthening your immune system.
3. DIGESTIVE AID: Reduce bloating, relieve indigestion and enhance digestions.
RECIPE TIP: You can certainly use more WATER if needed. Diluting is acceptable, the flavors will still be there. I usually add ice when I drink this delicious water #YUMISOYUM .
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