msn health & fitness 10 FRUITS TO ADD TO YOUR WATER THAT WILL TOTALLY BENEFIT YOUR BODY
There is a way to have everything you want from your water: Infuse water with fresh fruit. Different flavors of fruit-infused water will offer different benefits. To infuse your water, just cut up your favorite fruit, drop it in a pitcher or a glass of water, and drink up! In addition, you can eat the fruit once you’re finished. Infuse your water overnight for extra flavor.
Apples are loaded with iron and low in calories. Though they’re primarily an autumn crop, they’re available all year long, so they are good choices for replacing fruits that aren’t in season. They also come in many varieties, and each kind of apple provides a unique flavor.
Blueberries are one of the most potent sources of antioxidants on the market. They’re especially great to add to water because there is no preparation or cutting involved — all you need to do is open up the package, rinse them off, and drop them in!
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This juicy fruit will give your flavored water just the kick it needs. Not only will grapefruit make your water taste both sweet and tart, it will also help flush out toxins and wastes from your cells.
LEMONS AND LIMES
Swap your morning coffee for a glass of hot water and lemon. Or try chilled citrusy lemon or lime water instead. Lemons are believed to jumpstart your digestive system. They also contain d-limonene, which helps detox your liver.
This fruit is not only for baking — it will also put a little pep in your step! When you eat a pear, your body absorbs glucose, which gets converted into energy readily.
Strawberries contain chemical compounds called phenols, which increase the body’s production of uric acid, which has antioxidant properties. You can never go wrong with the sweet and tangy taste of a strawberry
Watermelons are probably one of the more unusual suggestions we have for fruit water, but their health benefits and juicy taste make them a sure candidate. Watermelons are absolutely delicious, and they’re loaded with vitamins.