A refreshing way to stay hydrated

When it comes to your health, proper hydration is one of the best things you can do for your body and mind and is a simple addition to your daily routine that will make a big impact on how you feel. It can improve your mood, cognition and even sleep quality, ensuring that you are always able to feel your best. Because AmaWaterways is passionate about the wellbeing of each of our guests, we strive to make sure you stay hydrated on board, and our dedication to wellness is woven into everything we do. You will also be able to sample a variety of detox waters, available daily at our ships’ hydration stations.

If you’d like to replicate our detoxifying water recipes at home, here are a few that you can try:

Cucumber Lemon Water

Ingredients:

64 oz. water
Medium-sized cucumber (wedged or sliced)
1 lemon (wedged or sliced)
10 fresh mint leaves

The lemon in this water recipe is great for boosting your immune system and cleaning out toxins. Cucumber is an anti-inflammatory and helps you to stay hydrated. Mint sweetens your drink without adding sugar and aids in digestion.

Preparation: Mix about eight cups of water with wedged or sliced cucumber, a whole lemon and about ten mint leaves. Mix in a large pitcher and allow it to steep in the fridge overnight.

Lemon and Ginger Water

Ingredients:

12 oz. water at room temperature
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2-inch knob of fresh ginger root

Ginger is a natural pain reliever and adding it to your water can give you wonderful detox properties. For this recipe, add your lemon juice to the water and then grate the ginger into it using a zester or cheese grater. This is a great drink for first thing in the morning. Not only will it help to relieve pain all day, it will cleanse toxins from your body throughout the day, and the lemon juice helps to release toxins so they flush out better.

Simple Morning Detox Water

Ingredients:

Water
Juice of 1/2 lemon

The easiest way to make this water every day is to simply squeeze the juice from half a lemon into a tall glass of water each morning. Drinking at least eight ounces of lemon water every morning will flush out the toxins and keep them from building up. There’s no recipe aside from squeezing fresh lemon juice into a glass of spring or filtered water. You can also add ice if you’d like.

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