Let Healthy Be the Word in Drinks
By Tom Herrin
If we are making a good effort to be as healthy as possible, we can give ourselves a break now and then. The problem often is that we may feel that we just cannot afford that. We want to stay focused on our goal. That is not all bad, but we may want more variety in our lives. Those who are really concerned about building and maintaining good health may seek every possible avenue to keep it up. The essentials are always rest, exercise, and eating right. Drinking right goes along with that. Many times, water is the only thing many feel they can find, but there are many other good drinks that may be able to add to our efforts.
Beets May Beat a Lot of Others
One of the more recent additions to the juice market seems to be beets. For years, many of us have been told that eating beets can be a healthy part of a good meal. Today beets are being promoted as juices, or even pills. Beet juice may do a lot for us. They are thought to help reduce inflammation. They are also believed to be good for digestion. More recently, beets have been touted for their ability to boost energy.
Cranberry Juice Has a Good Reputation
Plenty of people swear by drinking cranberry juice to help prevent problems with the urinary tract. Our family has tried it with good success. It is also low in sugar and it is considered to be effective in lowering blood sugar. It may reduce cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure. Its level of vitamins and minerals may support the immune system. The last thing is the best. Cranberry juice can be a tasty beverage.
Flavors Added to Water Can Be Healthy as Well
If you are looking for a way to make water taste a little better, adding flavors to it may be your thing. Many restaurants offer large varieties of flavors that may be added. The healthiest flavors, of course, are the fruits. Flavors that range from pineapple to grape can change the taste of just plain water. Mixing flavors can help to create some unique drinks. My personal favorite is adding lime and strawberry. It tastes a little like a very light strawberry-limeade. Try picking out some flavors to add to water to suit you. You may be pleasantly surprised.
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