Water forms part of every cell in our body, and every single system and function in the body depends of water to perform optimally 원북스 다운로드.
Around 80% of our daily water intake comes from beverages, and the rest comes from the food we eat. Foods like soups and stews, tea and coffee, fresh fruit and veggies, and ice tea all contribute. However, it’s important to make sure that not all the liquid we consume contains sugar or other preservatives. Opting for water over soft drinks can also help with weight management.
Not everyone enjoys drinking water, but there are loads of ways to turn this into an easy-to-follow habit. Add mint or slices of lemon and other fruit such as oranges, peaches, strawberries, apple or cucumber. You’ll be surprised how much flavour it adds.
Why not try this Rooibos and berry iced tea?
Rooibos & berry iced tea
- 8 Rooibos tea bags
- 1 Cinnamon stick
- 8 Whole cloves
- 6 Thin slices ginger
- 1 litre (4 cups) boiling water
- 1 litre (4 cups) good quality berry juice, chilled
- Lemon juice to taste
- Ice cubes, mint leaves, cucumber slices, fresh berries or lemon slices to serve
- Place tea bags, spices and ginger in a large glass jug and pour over boiling water. Stir well and allow to cool for about 2 hours. Remove tea bags, ginger and spices.
- Add berry juice to the tea and season with lemon juice to taste.
- Serve ice cold with ice, mint leaves, berries and slices of lemon.
- If you can’t find berry juice, or want to try something different, then use cranberry, apple and grape juice – just make sure it’s good quality.
- Freeze mint leaves, berries and lemon rind in ice cubes. To do this, put mint leaves, lemon rind or whole berries in an ice cube tray, top with water and freeze. Before serving, add these pretty ice cubes to your ice tea or any other fruity summer drink. Enjoy!