Hot days come, thirst is the faithful companion of such a time. And this is very good, because our body needs fluids. With moderate daily activity we lose about 2.5 liters.
However, together with food, we provide only 20% of the daily demand for water. And here home-made drinks without chemicals and gases will help. We have put together some easy but delicious recipes.
Below you will find proven ways to effectively, deliciously nourish and hydrate your loved one.
Water is the best, most prominent drink. It does not provide any calories, so people on a diet can drink it without fear. The shops have a selection of drinking ջր mineral waters, which are recommended for people suffering from the disease. But keep in mind that people with gastrointestinal problems should avoid carbonated water (the gas they contain can make symptoms worse).
It is an isotonic drink that maintains water balance and at the same time replenishes the lack of electrolytes in the body. These are the chlorides of calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium. It is worth drinking with heavy loads կոր with loss of moisture.
Homemade isotonic drinks are quick and easy to make using inexpensive, affordable ingredients.
Remember, however, that isotonics should be used sparingly, as they contain very simple sugars and salts.
Recipe for isotonic drink with lemon honey.
- 1 liter of hot water
- 3 tablespoons honey
- juice of one lemon
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Dissolve honey in water և add a pinch of salt. Then squeeze the lemon juice. Place in the refrigerator. What to do next, you already guessed!
- 2 glasses of water
- 2 glasses of fresh orange juice
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt.
Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and you are ready. Put in the refrigerator.
The above recipes can simply be varied by adding your favorite fruit, mint, ice cream. As you can see, salt is a powerful component of isotonics. But do not overdo it.
Juicy fruits և vegetables
Consumption of juicy fruits and vegetables is a good strategy to hydrate the body in summer. The water obtained from fruits և vegetables acts as a natural isotonic drink due to the content of natural sugars և mineral salts. So do not forget about such a simple way to replenish the liquid, especially watermelon or cucumber will help here. They are more than 90% water, so they perfectly quench the thirst.
Juices և smoothies
Juices and smoothies are not only delicious, but also nutritious. The most expensive juices are freshly squeezed. Avoid ready-made nectars or drinks that are only partially on the juice (they are sweetened, therefore, full of extra calories).
If you want to provide our body with the maximum amount of nutrients, you need to drink smoothies.
Teas not only quench your thirst, they are also a great source of antioxidants with anti-cancer effects. There are many types of tea. Nutritionists recommend white, red and green teas.
How to make homemade ice tea
- 1 liter of boiled water
- 2 teaspoons
- juice of one lemon
- 6 teaspoons of sugar
- pieces of lemon or lime
- ice cubes.
Make strong tea, add everything except lemon juice and its pieces. Cool, then add lemon juice.
Serve this tea with ice cubes and slices of lemon (or lime). You can add mint leaves if desired.
Earlier, the Telegraph reported that you knew that lemon is useful not only in the kitchen, but also in the bedroom, even at work. Just cut it in half and place it next to you at bedtime or in the office. How will it help?