What Drinks Boost Your Metabolism and Detox Your Body?

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No matter which age group you belong too, adding these metabolism boosting weight loss drinks to your daily routine will help you get the benefits of increased water intake, speed up weight loss along with the vitamins and minerals you’ll need to lose body weight and alleviate many health problems.

While you might be a coffee drinker or use drinking water or energy drinks to increase your metabolic rate, adding any of these wonderful drinks in our list can have multiple benefits including:

  • Boost metabolism
  • Burn more calories
  • Decrease belly fat
  • Improve energy levels
  • Increase metabolic rate
  • Aids fat loss
  • Prevents weight gain
  • Stabilizes blood sugar, blood pressure and body temperature
  • Safe for those with insulin resistance
  • Very low calorie intake
  • Helps to prevent heart disease
  • Ignite body fat
  • Appetite suppressant
It is important to note that none of the above mentioned health benefits can be accomplished without a proper lifestyle changes and diet.

West African Red Tea

This ancient tea has been used as remedy for thousands of years to detoxify, energize, assist with weight loss and boost metabolism helping with belly fat burning.

While many look to green tea or oolong tea for health and to lose weight, west african red tea is also an incredible drink to boost metabolism.

It’s found deep in the heart of Africa and was introduced as a weight loss trigger by Liz Swann Miller.

The West African Red Tea is used as the foundation for Miller’s Red Tea Detox Program which has received an overwhelming amount of buzz as of late. Much like green tea it also has been studied and has been featured in over 500 medical studies with almost 3 years of scientific testing showing real body weight loss results and the true science behind this new red tea detox.

While green tea is still a good option for those trying to lose weight, west african red tea is a potent and highly effective tea that has helped many with weight loss, fat burning and to improve their health.

For more information about West African Red Tea you can check out this video here.

Basil detox water

basilThis herb infused water is a no brainer as most of you might have fresh basil sitting on the windowsill. You need a 1-quart pitcher with very cold water and 12 plucked, large basil leaves. Fold the leaves 1- 2 times to activate its flavors and add them to the water. Let the drink sit in your fridge for at least 1/2 an hour. Serve it with ice cubes.

Basil’s oils provide antibacterial and anti-inflammatory plant compounds properties. Basil water is great for boosting metabolism, helps alleviate feelings of fullness, which of course aids weight loss, and soothes indigestion. The ultimate benefit though, it tastes amazing!

Lemon detox water

lemonThis basic drink is probably one of the very first detox water recipes around and perfect for a healthy morning routine. You just need the juice of one lemon mixed with cold or warm water. Add some lemon slices if you like. Drink it each morning after you wake up or take it with you in a water bottle, or green tea, and sip it all day.

Lemon juice detox water increases your bodies ability to flush toxic agents, assists with weight loss and prevent the deposition of metabolic waste. By the way, lemons are also a perfect anti-hangover helper and go incredibly well with green tea leaves.

Some people even combine lemon juice water with apple cider vinegar to make an even more potent elixir.

Lemon ginger infused water

Ginger and lemonFor this classic detox water drink you need a 1-quart pitcher, one organic lemon cut in slices and a small knob of fresh ginger root. Pour water in the pitcher and add the lemon slices. Grate ginger by using a zester and add it to the beverage.

Ginger is a natural pain reliever, warms you from the inside and speeds up your digestion, which of course leads to weight loss. For best results lemon water elixir drink with green tea at room temperature each morning directly after getting up. That helps stimulating your organism to flush toxic waste while green tea provides the antioxidant power needed for optimal health. Overall in our list of weight loss drinks, this been talked about the most.

Watermelon detox water

watermelonThere is probably no better fruit for detox water than a watermelon. Add 10 oz./300 g watermelon cubes (best without pits) in a 1-quart pitcher, fill it up with water and put it in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

Watermelons contain not only a lot of vitamins and minerals, but they also support your body to flush toxins, boost metabolism, increase metabolic rate, burn calories which all help with weight loss.

Blueberry detox water

blueberryMix a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries and some ice cubes in a 1-quart mason jar and fill it up with water. Let it settle for at least one hour. The presence of blueberries provide this detox water with a rich anti-oxidant property.

The skin of blueberries contains valuable substances that prevent diseases and also act anti-inflammatory. Some even add blueberries to there morning vegetable juice for some added flavor.

Blueberry orange vitamin bomb

blueberry orangeTake the blueberry detox drink (number 5) to the next level and add some orange slices to it (make sure it is organic and not waxed). It is best to use a 2-quart pitcher. If you wait one day you will be surprised how the water and orange change to a blue color.

Oranges help with healthy blood circulation, increase metabolic rate and contain tons of vitamin A, C and antioxidants. Together with the blueberries they will help to boost your metabolism which speeds up your weight loss.

If you are not a big fan of oranges, you can also you grapefruit juice as an alternative.

Raspberry lime detox water

raspberryMix two tablespoons fresh or frozen raspberries and slices of one organic lime in a 1-quart mason jar. Fill it up with water and let it settle for half an hour.

Raspberries have strong anti-oxidative properties that support your kidneys, liver and colon to purify. Limes contain flavonoids that increase the secretion of acids and bile and stimulate the digestive system.

And not to forget the huge amount of vitamin C in limes… Did you know that one lime supplies almost 50% of your daily vitamin C?

On top of that this citrus fruit provides a tangy sweetness that makes this vitamin water recipe especially delicious.

Pear berry detox water

pear berryPlace pear cuts, a few berries (raspberries, blueberries) and some lime slices in large 2-quart pitcher. Fill it up with water and let it sit for an hour. Pears contain an amazing amount of fiber, antioxidants and vitamins.

Together with the other fruits this belly-slimming water helps to boost your metabolism, lose weight, help burn fat and flush toxins.

Blackberry mint detox water

blackberry mintThis is another refreshing and healthy flavor combination. Layer 1/2 cup of ripe blackberries in a 1-quart carafe. Rub a hand full of mint to release its etheric oils and add it to the blackberries. Fill up the carafe with fresh water and let it sit for at least 2 hours.

Blackberries contain also wonderful anti-oxidative components. Fresh mint is an old herbal remedy that has an anesthetic effect on stomach lining (no hunger), stimulates the production of bile and with it fat burning.

Mint contains menthol and furthermore carotenoids, flavonoids as well as vitamins and trace elements. Lastly, this herb has also been linked to helping people with asthma, fatigue, headaches, depression and memory problems. They are the perfect accompaniment to all weight loss drinks.

Kiwi blackberry infused water

kiwi blackberryThis delicious detox water combination with kiwis and black berries makes a perfect summer drink. Mix some kiwi slices and blueberries in a large 2-quart glass jar, fill it up with water and let it sit in your fridge for at least one hour.

Kiwis contain a lot of vitamin A and E and help relieve your body from free radicals. Blackberries have on top also amazing anti-aging properties. Add some lemon slices if you like.

Strawberry honeydew melon water

You need 10 strawberries cut in halves and some melon pieces. Put fruits in a large glass, pour in cold water (or warm) and add some fresh mint leaves. Leave it in your fridge for an hour, then enjoy.

This drink not only detoxifies it also hydrates and can provide a beautiful skin. Rich in vitamins and anti-inflammatory substances it looks just gorgeous in a glass.

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