Sufficient fluid intake is one of the most important aspects of health, but let’s be totally honest – water is “boring”. Sometimes we want something that has a more pronounced flavor.
Cucumber water is an aromatic and healthy substitute for other beverages you might consume. It can also help you lose those few unwanted pounds.
The most effective way to lose weight is to reduce your intake of calories.So, instead of drinking fruit juice or soft drinks, drink cucumber water. Water has zero calories, while cucumber has less than 50 calories. Cucumber water has less calories than a can of soda (150 calories) or a glass of apple juice (113 calories).
This refreshing water helps keep a balanced appetite. When we’re dehydrated, we sometimes misinterpret thirst for hunger. Drinking cucumber water, not only complements the necessary fluids, but will bring enough calories to alleviate your hunger until the next meal.
When you drink water with cucumber, not only complement the necessary fluids but will bring enough calories to alleviate hunger until the next meal.
Apart from helping you lose weight, this drink is great for your skin because cucumber contains silica which helps with acne problems. Silica helps strengthen your muscles and tissues.
Cucumber water is full of helpful vitamins and antioxidants, including vitamins A and D. If you are hungover, cucumber water can help you to overcome it easier.
Indeed, there is no excuse why not to drink cucumber water.
How To Make Cucumber Water
Take a fresh cucumber, wash it and chop it into circles. Leave it in water for a few hours (it’s best if you leave it overnight). If you want a more intense flavor, you can add mint, lemon or strawberry.