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Morning Exilir : Healthy drinks to kick start your day


A fresh start of the day is must when you want to finish fresh. Every morning we wake up and run straight for our washrooms, get ready, take breakfast and leave to battle our life. Out in the world we encounter so many varieties of junk food. It is becoming increasingly difficult to cope with the lucrative dishes which tastes amazing but makes us fat. Then we turn to exercise, yoga, gym, healthy food and what not? But to maintain our health, we need to follow these things along with a very beneficial habit of taking healthy drinks- health potion every morning.

There are many scientifically proven drinks which helps to maintain healthy weight, provide energy, improves bowel movement when taken in morning just when we wake up. What are these health potions and how they actually work? Let us figure out.

  1. Honey and lemon with warm water: A glass full of warm water, one spoon honey and one spoon lemon juice is a health booster. Honey is a rich source of antioxidants and flavonoids, that helps in boosting immunity. On the other hand, lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C,thus works as a detoxifying agent.This mix helps in soothing the bowel movements and makes one feel full for longer. This results in reduction of food cravings, ultimately, helping in maintaining a healthy weight.
  2. Cumin water: Soaking cumin (Jeera) seeds overnight in  water and taking on an empty stomach every morning helps to boost your metabolism and provides relief in constipation by improving digestion. It is very low in calories as one tablespoon of cumin has around seven calories. This mix also helps in weight loss plus they are an excellent source of antioxidants, Vitamin A and Vitamin C, manganese and copper which helps to remove the harmful free oxygen radicals from our body.
  3. Cinnamon water: Cinnamon is a medicinal spice which is loaded with various antioxidant and antibiotic properties. These properties boosts immunity and prevents respiratory disorders. To prepare this health potion, simply soak a cinnamon stick in water overnight and drink it on a regular basis. Cinnamon infused water has innumerable healing properties when it comes to menstrual cramps. Its anti-inflammatory properties help to reduce excessive pain in case of arthritis.   
  4. Aloe Vera water: Aloe is the only plant which actually has endless benefits. Take about 2 tablespoons of aloe gel along with 1 cup of water and blend it until smooth. This is a very refreshing drink with tons of benefits such as, it helps in detoxification of the body. Being high in vitamins, minerals and amino acids, this drink has immune-boosting properties that help you resist illness. Additionally it makes your skin more beautiful and glowing.
  5. Apple cider vinegar with water: Apple cider vinegar has several  organic acids and enzymes. It increase the metabolism rate of the body which speed up the process of burning fat. Only 2 tablespoons of raw, organic apple cider vinegar in a glass of water is enough to see the magic. It also helps in reducing the water retention making you feel hydrated and refreshed. This mixture is also known to lowers the blood sugar levels.

All the above mentioned power drinks are easy to make and easily available at home. One can try several other combinations too like honey and cinnamon with warm water, apple cider vinegar with honey in a glass of water, ginger and lemon with water and many more.

We all are aware of the benefits of raw fruits and vegetable juices which one can take every morning. This habit will definitely improve your lifestyle and will surely make you feel light. After all a healthy mind inhabits a healthy body.

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