- Human beings lose between 2 and 2.5 liters of water per day.
- These losses are partly compensated by the power supply.
- But it is recommended to drink between 1.5 and 2 liters of water a day.
We are 60% water. Drinking enough is important for staying healthy, but it can also help with weight loss. Indeed, water helps to eliminate toxins, but also to improve the feeling of satiety. Some people find it hard to drink water, others get tired of its taste. To drink enough, homemade drink recipes are a solution.
Sassy water, the promise of a flat stomach?
American nutritionist Cynthia Sass has developed a recipe based on water, which should help with weight loss. It contains a teaspoon of ginger, slices of a lemon, ten mint leaves, a sliced cucumber and two liters of water. The specialist advises drinking two liters a day for two weeks.
Lemon water, a basic
For many years, lemon water has been known for its virtues. It would help melt fat. Simply infuse fresh lemon juice in water, adding aromatic herbs or a little honey if necessary.
Tea, hot or cold
Green tea is also one of the drinks known for their slimming effects. It can be consumed hot or cold, even in combination with spices, such as cinnamon.
Apple cider vinegar, the ally of the liver?
Several celebrities say they drink diluted apple cider vinegar to help them make a “detox“. Henri Chenot, author of the book Health cureconfirms: according to him, you should drink 1.5 liters of spring water with 10 cl of cider vinegar every day, for the “hepatic tract drainage“, that is, to eliminate toxins from the liver.
Otherwise, it is possible to mix fruits with seeds and unsweetened yogurt to make homemade smoothies. However, be careful not to overdo it, because fruits are rich in carbohydrates.
These drinks should be consumed as part of a balanced diet, with sufficient physical activity.