6 Delicious Infused Water Recipes That Make It So Easy to Stay Hydrated
We all know how important it is to stay hydrated, yet most nutritionists agree, we’re just not drinking enough water. Our bodies are composed of about 60 percent water, and it’s essential that we maintain this balance to stay healthy and keep our organs functioning properly.
However, drinking the recommended 64 ounces (or so) of water a day can feel like a lot! Saying you hate drinking water isn't an option—it’s too important and there are plenty of easysolutions. Flavored waters or seltzers that don't contain added salt, sugars, or preservatives can help you meet your daily water intake. Another way to stay hydrated is with homemade infused waters, which are a healthy—and affordable—alternative and require no kitchen skills. Nutritionist Janine Whiteson recommends purchasing a fruit infuser that makes whipping up flavored water recipes at home easy. “They’re fairly inexpensive and most hold at least 32 ounces of water, are easy to clean and are super user friendly,” she says. Here are a few to try:
Now that you’ve got your fruit infuser sorted, here are six healthy and delicious infused water recipes to help you stay hydrated.