At this point in your life, you probably know how important it is to drink water. But are you actually drinking enough of it?
If you’re skimping on the sipping because you’re bored with your beverage, you’re definitely not alone! Research shows that about 43% of adults aren’t drinking enough water. But the health benefits of drinking plenty of water are vast, from the dewy skin to better digestion. So, what if we told you that there’s a way to make your water healthier and less boring too? Sound too good to be true?
We’re talking about infused water, often called spa water due to its prevalence at fancy-schmancy spas, and we are seriously thirsty for these fun flavors we’ve rounded up. Switching out that soda can for infused water is a great way to shed a few pounds without dieting. Not only that, you’ll likely feel better and have more energy when you cut out excess sugar and increase your water intake. It’s a total win-win! Whether you’re looking to supplement a healthy diet, do a full body cleanse and detox, or just dig the refreshing taste, integrating spa water into your diet is a tasty, almost calorie-free way to get your daily water fix.
Even better, spa water is really easy to make. Simply pick the fruits, veggies, herbs, or even flowers you want to infuse into your water. Make sure to give them a good pre-rinse. You can peel fruits and vegetables if you desire, but it’s not necessary. Cut them into small squares or slices and chuck them all into a bottle (or large carafe, depending on how much you’re making) and let it soak. Patience is a virtue, as the longer, it sits, the stronger the flavor will be. We suggest preparing water before bed and letting it infuse overnight.
Check out our 10 favorites below!