5 Guilt Free Detox Mocktail Recipes

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Wanting to detox but a night out with your friends is too hard to turn down? Here are some delicious Detox Mocktails that your friends will envy, which ingredients helps to detoxify and cleanse your body not to mention have numerous health benefits. 

Mojito-

7 Mint Leaves (rub or clap the leaves to release their odor)

Fresh Lime slices.

Water, 500 ml

Mint leaves provide a natural, subtle flavor to your detox water without the refined sugar you find in cordial. Rich in manganese, copper and vitamin C these flavorful leaves will help facilitate macronutrient metabolism, help contribute to the bodies’ natural defence against free radicals and reduce oxidative stress.

Cosmopolitan-

Handful of Cranberries

1 Fresh Lime, sliced

Water, 500 ml

Cranberries are high in Vitamin E, K and C.   These antioxidants play a huge role in the prevention of free radical production. Vitamin E may help reduce the risk of heart disease by protecting low-density lipoproteins against oxidation, the oxidation of LDL and inflammation are key factors in the development of heart disease.

Strawberry Sunrise-

3 Strawberries, halved

½ Orange, sliced

Water, 500ml

This Detox water is rich in Vitamin C; vitamin C is an important co-factor in the reactions in our body. Vitamin C assists in the creation of the hormone thyroxin. Thyroxin is a regulator in our metabolic rate, when we stress our metabolism speeds up and so does the bodies utilization of Vitamin C.

 Pina Colada-

Pineapple chunks

Coconut Meat

Sliced Lime

Water, 500ml

 The vitamin thiamin is heavily relied upon by our body cells for energy metabolism. Once you’ve finished your detox water don’t forget to eat your coconut meat. Coconut products are rich in saturated fats that for years were wrongly deemed unhealthy. The Medium-Chain Triglycerides found in saturated fat are transported from the intestine to the liver and instantly turned into fuel.   This instant metabolism of the MCT means there is very little circulating our body therefore a miniscule amount to be stored as fat in our body.

 Fruit Punch-

1 Fresh Lime, sliced

5 Blue berries

5 Raspberries

2 Strawberries, halved

½ Orange, sliced

Water, 500 ml

Rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folate, flavonoids and potassium this punch is nutrient dense and flavoursome. Flavonoids are rich in antioxidants and play numerous roles in the anti-inflammatory response in our body.

 

 

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