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Make Your Own Detox Drink for Daily Enjoyment & Cleansing

Make Your Own Detox Drink for Daily Enjoyment & Cleansing
Whether you’re just trying to steer clear of the sugary drinks, or aim to really help your body flush out any toxins lurking in your system, this refreshing blend of foods and flavors will satisfy your tastebuds needs. Included: Watermelon/cucumber, lemon/lime, mint leaves, and water. Why Watermelon (or cucumber): Watermelon helps the body flush out toxins because it contains the organic compound citrulline, which is an amino acid that has been shown to help the liver and kidneys filter and get rid of ammonia. Ammonia comes in external forms, but is also a by-product of the proteins our bodies are burning up constantly for energy, and it’s quite damaging to our cells. Why water: H20 is just plain good for us, but it’s thought that it helps flush nasty toxins and waste through our system, giving organs like the liver and kidney an easier time doing their job. Bile is produced by the liver and ends up in the small intestine to break down lipids (fats) that we’ve consumed. Watermelon & mint Related:  Detox Water Recipess

50 Best Detox Waters for Weight Loss What would you say if we told you that one of your most powerful allies when it comes to weight loss isn't the newest cardio science or a complicated diet, but ... water? That's right. Good ol' H20 can rev your metabolism, help you lose serious weight and maintain that flat belly. According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, drinking 17 ounces of water daily increased the metabolic rate of study participants by 30 percent. Drink 1.5 liters of water a day — about six glasses — and you could burn 17,400 calories each year! Combine plain water with proven fat-burning superfoods to create detox water, and you’ll have an elixir that energizes you, fights bloating and helps you achieve your weight loss goals. Aside from being as refeshingly tart as an Amy Schumer routine, grapefruit has serious health benefits: A study published in the journal Metabolism found that those who ate grapefruit for six weeks lost a full inch off their waistlines.

Warning: Looking At This Will Make You Wake Up At 6AM Everyday! They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and this imgur user really takes his breakfast seriously! Watch as he makes his delicious breakfast step by step. 1. First he uses a glass to cut out round pieces of bread. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Source: imgur If this doesn’t make you want to wake up early the nothing else will! Share this with your friends and family by clicking the button below. Make Your Own Electrolyte Energy Drink Gatorade, PowerAde, electrolyte pumped-up sports drinks…they’re good for you, right? You see athletes chugging down bottles of the neon-colored liquid in every ad and real life, surely they do something, and they do. They help you maintain your body’s balance of electrolytes during or after periods of heavier exercise. We’ve been led to believe by certain companies that we need an extra-special drink to recover from some sweat. Ingredients: Lemons, limes, oranges, salt, honey, water, coconut water, sugar, strawberries. Why the ingredients: There isn’t much need to delve into why each ingredient is included. Lay-Low Recipe You will need… -1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lime juice -1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice -1 ½ to 2 cups fresh water, depending on how strong you want the flavor -1/8 teaspoon of sea salt -2 tablespoons natural sugar or honey, to taste Directions Bright ‘n Early Recipe Same as above. Sweet and Smooth-ie recipe What are electrolytes, and why do we need them?

9 Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier Happiness is the only true measure of personal success. Making other people happy is the highest expression of success, but it's almost impossible to make others happy if you're not happy yourself. With that in mind, here are nine small changes that you can make to your daily routine that, if you're like most people, will immediately increase the amount of happiness in your life: 1. Start each day with expectation. If there's any big truth about life, it's that it usually lives up to (or down to) your expectations. 2. The most common source of stress is the perception that you've got too much work to do. 3. I'm not talking about a formal, wrapped-up present. 4. Arguments about politics and religion never have a "right" answer but they definitely get people all riled up over things they can't control. 5. Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. 6. Sometimes we can't avoid scarfing something quick to keep us up and running. 7. 8. 9.

Watermelon Vodka Rickeys If I were to become as committed to the world of drinks as the universe of food, I’d choose to obsess over cocktails. I don’t have the encyclopedic memory needed to become an expert in wine. I’ll drink pretty much any beer from Bud to double bocks, which makes me far too un-picky to be a true aficionado. Cocktails it is! And now, here’s the story behind the rickey. Invented in Washington, D.C. in the 1880s, by a bartender who made drinks for Joe Rickey, a Civil War colonel and a lobbyist in the capital, the rickey had three ingredients and one important characteristic: it contained no added sugar. came out. I love the rickey for the same reason Joe did. I wrote this sponsored post in partnership with Stoli Vodka and their ORGNL.TV site (especially the awesome Taste vertical!). Savor Stoli Responsibly. **Recipe** Watermelon RickeysMakes 4 drinks All ounces refer to fluid ounces, which is how cocktails are usually made. Blend the watermelon cubes with the sugar. **Summerfest**

14 Detox Water Recipes That Banish Bloat By Linnea Zielinski What if there was an easy way to flatten your belly–almost instantly–without counting calories, sweating at the gym, or trying out that new shapewear trend? There is: Detox water. Sweating away the stress and snacks of the workday is an unquestionably healthy habit, as is trying to eat well for your body. But pesky water weight can cling to your belly through the cleanest day of eating and the most intense workout session, and that’s where water comes in. It’s no secret that chugging plain H2O can be less than stimulating, but there are fun ways to make this healthy habit less of a chore. Grapefruit-Mint Detox Water This vegan Instagrammer packs a slimming duo into her grab-and-go Mason jars: grapefruit contains compounds that stabilize blood sugar and help fry fat, and mint has been known to suppress appetite. Lemon-Dill, Raspberry-Lemon, Cucumber-Lemon and Strawberry Detox Waters (clockwise from top left) “Green” Detox Water (from left to right) Want to lose weight?

20 Painkillers in Your Kitchen - Healthy Holistic Living Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which prevent the production of pain-triggering hormones. Cure a toothache with cloves Got a toothache and can’t get to the dentist? Heal heartburn with cider vinegar Sip 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar mixed with 8 ounces of water before every meal, and you could shut down painful bouts of heartburn in as little as 24 hours. Erase earaches with garlic Painful ear infections drive millions of Americans to doctors’ offices every year. Chase away joint and headache pain with cherries If you’re struggling with arthritis, gout or chronic headaches, a daily bowl of cherries could ease your ache. Fight tummy troubles with fish Prevent PMS with yogurt Tame chronic pain with turmeric End endometrial pain with oats Got gas?

Sandra's Easy Cooking: Ginger, Lemon and Honey Tea Ginger your life.... I am pretty sure that most of you are familiar with Ginger or Ginger root, but if not let get through some facts and benefits of Ginger. Ginger is a native Asian vegetable(herb). Ginger is also a Rhizome which means mass of root. Meaning, If a rhizome is separated into pieces, each piece may be able to give rise to a new plant. There is two kinds of ginger available, young and mature. Ginger have pretty strong flavor and I wouldn't recommend for you to eat it alone, instead it's used in varieties of dishes, desserts and teas too. When it's cooked of course strong flavor from fresh ginger disappear but overall increases and transformers any dish in more flavorful taste. Ginger is well known as a natural remedy for centuries reliving motion and morning sickness to helping cancer patients especially after chemotherapy. Additional benefits: A review published by the National Institute of Health lists ginger as a plant with one of the highest amounts of antioxidants. Lemon

5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it. However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Self Motivation is Not Optional Taking this kind of approach to educating yourself requires an extremely high degree of self motivation. 1. There are a handful of traditional education institutions that have started to embrace this trend. 2. In a recent feature, the CBS Sunday morning show said that there were approximately 50 million active blogs online. Want to learn how to get in shape? 3. 4. Do a quick search through the iTunes directory and you’ll find podcasts on a wide variety of subjects ranging from learning a language to online marketing.

Five simple fucking ingredients in this bitch Five simple fucking ingredients in this bitch right here. This is some good shit to make when you are feeling bougie as fuck. High-fructose corn syrup? Naw son, I don’t play that. 5 cups of water 1/2 -3/4 cup sugar (yeah, it is fucking lemonade. without the sugar it is just real sour fucking water) 3/4 cup Meyer lemon juice, about 6 lemons ​(you can just use the regular lemons at the store too, not a dealbreaker) juice of half a lime​ 4 sprigs of fresh lavender​ Bring the water to a boil in a medium pot. makes about 1 quart of chill the fuck out Healthy Detox Practices: Short-Term and Long-Term User Reviewed Two Parts:Short-Term DetoxesLong-Term Detox PracticesCommunity Q&A Detoxification, or detox, is the process of removing toxic substances from the body. Diets that claim to achieve a full detox in a matter of days have been around for decades, and several methods exist. While not scientifically proven to remove any toxins from the human body, many people claim feeling more focused and energetic during and after detox diets, most likely because of avoiding processed foods.[1] Note: This article does not contain information on how to detoxify someone undergoing treatment for alcoholism or substance abuse. Steps Part 1 Short-Term Detoxes <img alt="Image titled Detox Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');">1Do a fruit detox. Part 2 Long-Term Detox Practices Tips

17 Power Snacks For Studying Snack smart and study hard. Banana Dog Bites Here’s a reason to get excited about a classic-old combo: bananas — a darling energy-boosting carbohydrate — wrapped in wheat tortillas and peanut butter. Mason Jar Hummus and Veggies Mason jar fanatic or not, you can’t deny that this method syncs with gravity: It’s a mess-free way to transport your high-protein hummus and veggies in one container. Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola You’re already carrying a backpack full of heavy books — the last thing you need is a load of bulky snacks. Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberries Like bite-size frozen Go-Gurt with real fruit! Roasted Chickpeas Roast them in the oven for 45–60 minutes — just enough time to get through a chapter of notes — then select your seasoning, eat, and charge up for the next chapter. Chocolate Avocado Pudding Good chocolate? Multigrain Flatbread Cracker Snacks Blueberry Yogurt Parfait with Granola The timeless healthy snack. Avocado Toast