Healthy cucumber citrus detox water recipe
Detox Water with Cucumber and Citrus
By Vital Plan Posted 08-23-2013
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A detox water with refreshing cucumber and citrus is hard to beat.  Beyond adding some zing to plain water, this beverage boasts powerful health benefits.  Best after soaking overnight, this recipe makes multiple servings that store well in the fridge and pack a flavorful punch.

Cucumbers are a good source of B vitamins.  They are also known to contain lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinol, which have been linked to reduced risk of several cancer types, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and prostate cancer.

Citrus fruits have an abundance of vitamin C, potassium, pectin, and phytochemicals that benefit numerous conditions including allergies, asthma, cancer, cataracts, heart disease, stroke, and the common cold.

And mint, which adds a tasty zest to any dish, has been used to relieve abdominal pains, bad breath, and sore throats.

Detox Water with Cucumber and Citrus

(makes 4-6 servings)
8-10 cups of filtered water
1 cucumber
1 lemon
1 large navel orange
1 lime
~15 mint leaves
4-6 glass jars with lids

Cut the cucumber and fruits into slices and distribute evenly among the jars.  Add 3-4 mint leaves to each jar and seal.  Refrigerate.  Enjoy your detox water with cucumber and citrus after the jars have soaked for at least several hours or overnight.

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Dr. Bill Rawls
Dr. Bill Rawls has practiced conventional medicine as a gynecologist for
over 20 years and is also the co-founder and medical director of Vital Plan, a wellness and herbal supplement company.
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