It is important to keep yourself hydrated not just to quench your thirst but to make sure you're energized and active through the day. It is also important to note that keeping yourself hydrated during winters is as crucial as it is in summers. The good part is that there are many delicious and healthy beverages that serve as excellent alternatives to a plain glass of water while fulfilling your hydration needs just as well. These hydrating drinks supply a whole lot of electrolytes, sodium, vitamin, probiotics and minerals along with a burst of flavours. Have a look.
8 Drinks To Keep You Hydrated:
1. Lemon Water
Lemon water or a glass of good old nimbu paani is probably one of the most hydrating drinks. Nutritionist Dr. Rupali Datta suggests that you must have lemon water daily made with the juice of two lemons and a pinch of rock salt. This keeps you hydrated and is also the best way to get your daily dose of Vitamin C. (Also read: Benefits of Drinking Honey-Lemon-Water)
3. Coconut Water
(Also read: What is the Best Time to Drink Coconut Water?)
4. Cucumber Juice
5. Herbal Teas
Herbal teas such as hibiscus tea, rose tea or chamomile tea are great hydrating drinks for winters. They are natural and caffeine-free, so you don't have to worry. They not only help in keeping you hydrated by also calm your tired nerves and relax your mind.
6. Aloe Water Or Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe vera has recently adopted a superfood status and rightly so. It is packed with antioxidants and has some powerful regenerative properties. It helps in detoxifying your gut and offers many beauty benefits too such as radiant and glowing skin. You can dunk some chunks of freshly scooped aloe vera in your water to make a hydrating drink or drink up the freshly squeezed juice.
Aloe vera has recently adopted a superfood status.
7. Fruit Infused Water
Fruit juices may not be the best hydrating drinks but a glass of fruit-infused water is. Adding fruits in water helps in diluting the sugar content and increasing its hydrating powers. Bung in seasonal fruits and berries a jar of water and enjoy through the day.
8. Chia Water
The best way to have chia seeds is to soak them in water.With so many options to choose from, you cannot complain or ignore the hydration your body needs. Pick your favourites and get hydrated.
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