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5 healthy drinks to replace those fizzy drinks

You’ve just gotten home from the heat outside exhausted and drained. The first thing you would do is reach to the fridge to quench that thirst but then you see the water. But no the soda option next to it seems much more tempting.

But the harm of it calls from the back of your mind but you ignore them and the Tazo tea in your cupboard stays untouched.  The fizzy drinks cause havoc in our body is something we all know yet we consume them. Today let me introduce you to some healthy options which definitely won’t harm your body and internal system. They just won’t give your health but the various options will help you spice up your diet.

  1. Green tea

This has hailed and mostly used in the Asian countries, it has been there for the Asians for centuries and only recently has hit the Americans hard with all the benefits it offers. It has polyphenols that help prevent any type of cancer forming in the human body. Also, research says that it helps reduce sugar in the blood after meals and beneficial for diabetes type 2 patients. Honey and lemon are two great additions to green tea to enhance the taste.

 

  1. Coconut Water

A tropical relish drinks best consumed when they’re fresh. The taste is controversial as some people love it and some people hate it. But the benefits are there as it hydrates your body like no else drinks. The potassium in it plays a big role in maintaining and regulating blood pressure.

  1. Hot Chocolate

It is the perfect drink for you if you’re someone who prefers sweet drinks and wants all the healthy nutrients of drinks as well. The milk provided calcium and Vitamin D while on the other hand chocolate provides all the benefits of the cocoa beans. It is the perfect manipulation for the kids who need the milk but refuse to drink.

4. Red Wine

You thought red was only for relaxing dinner and sophisticated date nights. Research says that the correct level of red wine can increase good cholesterol and prevent artery damage. To all the ladies out there Red wine helps prevent skin aging and wrinkles. It keeps the skin tight and prevents it from sagging with age.

5. Orange Juice

They’re rich in vitamins and antioxidants. They’re the best source of Vitamin C and fiber. They help prevent cold and kidney stones in your body. Alongside all the health benefits it also tastes great. Hence it is the perfect drink for picnics which is enjoyed by both adults and youngsters.

So let’s beat the heat with these options as we take care of our health as well.

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