The benefits of drinking orange water that you didn’t know

Orange water are natural drink with incredible health benefits, it has interesting healing and protection values.

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In the family of citrus fruits can also be found other well known fruits such as lemon, tangerine and grapefruit. They all stand out for their richness in vitamin C, but in the particular case of oranges, it also brings a total of 60 types of flavonoids and 170 phytochemicals.

You can make orange juice, a natural drink with incredible benefits and properties: it helps recover when we have a cold or a sniffle, and is useful for controlling blood pressure (especially high blood pressure), reduces high levels of fat in blood, as well as being very rich in antioxidants.

In addition, in recent years, some natural drinks have become popular and, thanks to their nutritional and healing properties, have become natural options to include in healthy and balanced diets: like orange water, extremely easy to prepare and with incredible health benefits.

ORANGE WATER RECIPE:

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A recipe for a 34 oz. glass jar you will need:

  • 2 Meyer lemons sliced
  • 4 mandarin oranges sliced
  • Fresh water
  • Infuse for 2-6 hours

Drink it.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINKING ORANGE WATER

1. High in natural antioxidants

Orange water a natural drink rich in antioxidants, therefore its regular consumption becomes a very good choice when it comes to providing our body with the antioxidants it needs to “fight” the effects of free radicals.

Antioxidants are substances that release electrons into our blood, which are captured by free radicals, making them stable.

2. Excellent diuretic, especially good for the kidneys

It doesn’t matter if you want to clean your kidneys or simply stimulate them to perform a normal function, orange water is an excellent diuretic, which means a very interesting way to eliminate the toxins accumulated in the body, purifying the blood and detoxifying it.

3. Helps reduce cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure

A regular consumption of orange water helps to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, which as you surely know, are the main ‘culprits’ of cardiovascular diseases, heart attacks and other related disorders, mainly because they tend to accumulate in our arteries, clogging them.

In the particular case of orange water, it is a drink capable of reducing the levels of LDL (or bad) cholesterol, while increasing the levels of HDL (or good) cholesterol. Those responsible for this important quality are found in its flavoring content.

In addition, in case of high blood pressure, orange water is a very interesting natural drink, since it helps to lower blood pressure thanks to the fact that it helps to control the balance of liquids and sodium.

4. Good substitute for sugar soda

In reality, there is nothing more bad for health than the regular consumption of sweetened soda, these drinks are very rich in empty calories; this means that they provide many calories (due to their high sugar content), however their content in essential nutrients is practically nil. This is more than evident: an increase in cases of overweight and obesity, with the risk of suffering from related diseases, among which we can highlight diabetes.

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