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The Best 7 Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

If you want to have a slimmer figure and get rid of those fat deposits, all you need to do is add these beneficial cleansing drinks to your diet. When you consume non-processed drinks and water, you prolong the satiety and reduce the chances for overeating. For optimal results, you should drink a tall glass of water prior to meals or snacks if you want to lower the risk of overeating.

Also, you should try out detox drinks, that is, drinks made of whole food ingredients that encourage the body’s removal of toxins. For example, ginger has long been used as a natural detox ingredient because it encourages the digestion and circulation and thus, eases the removal of waste deposits from the body.

Cucumber is another ingredient which is rich in water that encourages the flushing out of toxins.

Below, you have recipes for some of the best detox drinks ever:

Cucumber lemonade

The benefits of drinking this lemonade are:

  • Flushes out toxins
  • Alkalizes the body
  • Balances the pH levels
  • Hydrates the body

For 8 servings (1 serving=1 cup) you will need:

A pound of cucumbers

Half a cup of sliced cucumbers for garnish

2 cups of freshly squeezed lemons

8 cups of water, divided

2/3 cup of organic honey

12 ice cubes

Preparation: First, chop the cucumbers and put them in a blender with 2 cups of water. Blend the ingredients and then strain the content through a mesh sieve into a bowl or into the pitcher by pressing with a ladle to get all of the juice through the sieve. Then, add the ice cubes to the mixture of water and cucumber. Next, warm one and one and a half cup of water, but make sure it doesn’t boil. Add the honey and then pour the warm water over the ice and cucumber, and then the lemon juice. Mix well. Garnish the drink with the sliced cucumbers.

Green detox drink

The benefits of drinking this beverage are:

  • Detoxifies the whole body
  • Nourishes the body

For 1 serving, that is, 1 smoothie, you will need:

Two stalks of chopped celery

A chopped cucumber

Two kale leaves

A handful of spinach

A handful of cilantro

One peeled lemon

One peeled and chopped apple

2 tsp of Chia seeds

Preparation: Add the ingredients to the blender and add a cup of chilled water. Blend until the content becomes homogeneous. If you don’t want pulp, strain the smoothie through a mesh strainer.

Lemon and ginger detox drink

The benefits of drinking this mixture are:

  • Cleanses the body
  • Gives you a cooling feeling

For 1 serving, you will need:

One 12-ounce glass of water

Juice of half a lemon

A medium-sized ginger root

Preparation: First, add the lemon juice to the glass of water. Next, grate the ginger and then add it to the water. The perfect way to start your morning, that’s for sure!

Lemon and mint detox water

The benefits of drinking this combination are:

  • Detoxifies the body
  • Gives you a feeling of freshness
  • Energizes you
  • Speeds up the metabolism
  • Hydrates the whole body

You will need:

8 ounces of distilled water

Juice from half a lemon

3 whole mint leaves

Preparation: Put the ingredients in a glass, stir the content, and enjoy…

Pineapple and mint combo

The benefits of drinking this beverage are:

  • Cleanses the body
  • Free of added sugars and preservatives

For 2 servings, that is, 2 large glasses with ice, you will need:

A cup of organic pineapple juice

2 cups of sparkling water

3 torn mint leaves

Ice cubes

Preparation: Put all of the ingredients in a tall glass and add ice on top.

Detox smoothie

By drinking this smoothie, you will ease the elimination of waste from the body.

For 1 smoothie, you will need the following ingredients:

One peeled apple

Juice of one lemon

One cup of kale

One stalk of celery

1/3 cup of cilantro

A tbsp of ground flax seeds

¼ tsp of ground cinnamon

One and ¼ cups of chilled water

Preparation: Put the ingredients in a blender or a juicer and blend or juice until you get a homogeneous mixture.

Four different green juices

  1. 6 leaves of kale, 2 green apples, one cucumber, 3 stalks of celery, half a lemon, a medium-sized ginger root, a cup of water
  2. Half a pear, half a green apple, a handful of spinach, a handful of parsley, 2 stalks of celery, half a cucumber, a small ginger root, a slice of papaya
  3. 2 stalks of celery, half a cucumber, half an apple, half a lemon, a small ginger root, a bunch of cilantro, 5 leaves of kale, a handful of spinach
  4. A handful of spinach, 3 celery stalks, a handful of parsley, a bunch of dandelion greens, a bunch of watercress leaves, 3 kale leaves, 2 Bartlett pears, ¼ of peeled lemon, and half a peeled cucumber