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Amazing Drinks That Keep You Hydrated for Whole Day


Our body contains 75% of fluid. So whenever this equilibrium gets disturbed then there occur a lack of water in the body, and body craves for water. Drinking water according to the thirst degree is not sufficient. Though consumption of water before thirst works like a medicine. Whenever you are thirsty, you only drink that much quantity of water which is necessary to curb your thirst but that will not fulfill the requirements of the body. Before knowing about how much water is sufficient for our body, you need to gain knowledge about the concept of thirst. 

Why We Feel Thirsty? 
We drink water many times a day. Generally our perception is that when our throat becomes dry then we feel thirsty. The ratio of salt and water in our blood remains constant sometimes because of various reasons the ratio of these two changes and amount of water decreases and the salt content becomes more. In such situation our brain sends a message to our throat. Due to which, there is a contraction in our throat and our throat starts to get dry and we feel that we are thirsty. When at some instance we consumed salty substance, then the ratio of salt and water in body alters. Due to which, despite having enough water in our body, we do feel thirst.

What is Hydration?
Every single cell in our body, tissue and organs, need enough water to function properly because water allows us to keep our temperature normal, remove waste materials from the body and lubricate the joints too. For most of us, hydration means drinking the right amount of water. However, if seen, the need for hydration may vary from person to person. The amount of liquid your body needs depends on your age, gender, physical activity, health condition, temperature around you and the humidity of that place. So when you think about hydration, don't just talk about water. There are many other drinks that help keep you hydrated during and after workouts.

How Much Water Can Keep You Hydrated?
It is important to know that how much water is needed by our body. Some people need more water due to their work, health, lifestyle, weather etc. The minimum quantity of water necessarily required by our body is about 8 to 10 glasses which is equivalent to 3.5 to 4 litres. This range may vary according to our bodily needs. Water plays a vital role in the removal of body toxins. When these toxins are flushed out of body, then all the internal organs become clean and active and start functioning properly. The blood also cleans up and this will boost the speed of blood circulation. 

Benefits of Staying Hydrated
1. Water not only quenches thirst, but also eliminates many diseases from the body.
2. As we drink water, new cells start regenerating and forming rapidly. 
3. Water strengthens the muscles and accelerates the activity of cells. 
4. Water does not allow harmful substances to dissolve in the blood and helps in its purification. 
5. Body metabolism intensified by drinking water. 
6. If you are seeking to reduce the body weight, then start drinking more water. 
7. Water helps to relieve the problem of constipation. 
8. By consuming sufficient water many problems related to throat, menstruation, eyes, urine and kidney stays at bay.
9. Water helps to keep the body's immune system updated by increasing the efficiency of all the internal organs.
10. By drinking clean water the body immediately feels energized.  
11. Drinking water also helps to eliminate and reduce the problem of acidity. 
12. Drinking clean water may also relieve headache.
13. Presence of sufficient water in the body is also good for healthy skin. It keeps the skin moist and hydrated.
14. Drinking clean warm or lukewarm water in winter also relieves throat pain.
15. Water maintains the effect of lubricant in the body joints thus, keep it smooth. 
16. Water can effectively heal muscle spasm. 

4 Amazing Drinks That Keep You Hydrated for Whole Day 
For hydration you do not have to depend only on water. There are many drinks that can keep you hydrated. To keep our body hydrated by means of other health drinks is known as smart hydration. Today I have brought for you such health drinks and smoothies which not only help to keep you well hydrated and cool for whole day although they are lip smacking too.

1. Coconut Milk With Poppy Extract
Coconut milk is a good hydrator. It keeps the body cool from inside and fills you with energy. Coconut milk has very low calorie content. It is very abundant in anti-oxidants, amino acids, enzymes, vitamins like vitamins C and minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese and iron. The micro-nutrients present in it also boost the immune system. Coconut milk is loaded with moisturizing properties thus it also helps a lot in keeping the skin moist. It has moisturizing properties. 

Poppy root extract which is popularly known as khus syrup keeps your blood circulation under control. It is a rich source of iron, manganese and vitamin B6. While iron cleans the blood, manganese maintains the blood circulation of the body. Many nutrients and antioxidants present in poppy concoction not only provide hydration but also keep you away from many diseases.

Method of preparation 

•    Raw coconut - 1
•    Poppy extract (khus syrup) - 2 tbsp (choice may vary)
•    Water - 2 tbsp
•    Raisins - 1 tsp
How to prepare
•    Take raw coconut and peel it off by using a sharp peeler. 
•    Blend it in a blender to get a fine paste, also add water while grinding. 
•    Strain and squeeze out all the coconut milk with the help of muslin cloth. 
•    Pour the coconut milk in a long tumbler and add poppy extract to give it a flavor, sweetness and a tinge of color.
•    Garnish it with raisins. 

2. Melon Smoothie With Rose Syrup
Musk melon contains a significant amount of lycopene. Musk melon is fiber rich as well as water content is too high. Musk melons are considered to be a good source of vitamin A, B and B6 and potassium. This keeps the body hydrated for a long time. There is enough Vitamin A in melon thus it is helpful in keeping the body's immune system strong. It is also rich in nutrients, protein, vitamins and antioxidants to nourish your body throughout the day. 

Rose syrup hydrates the body and gives a good flavor to the otherwise boring melon smoothie. Rose syrup contains minerals like sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sulphur and phosphorous which helps in reducing dehydration and increasing absorption of water in the body.

Method of preparation 

•    Musk melon - 1 medium sized
•    Rose syrup - 2 tbsp (choice may vary) 
•    Rosemary - 1 or 2 twig
•    Chopped nuts - 1tbsp
How to prepare 
•    Take musk melon, peel it and cut it into large cubes. 
•    Put it into blender and blend it to get a smooth puree. 
•    Pour the musk melon puree in a large glass and add rose syrup into it to add some flavouring and sweetness. 
•    Garnish it with rosemary and chopped nuts. 

3. Tangy Papaya Juice 
Papaya is rich in fiber and it is full of vitamin C. Although papaya is sweet, but it contain very less sugar. After consuming papaya, the body remains hydrated along with it also provide necessary nutrients to the body. Papaya smoothie does not cause dehydration and also keep constipation at bay. 

Lemon-water is a good source of vitamin C. With its help, vitamin C is reached in our body, which keeps our immune system healthy and keeps us healthy. Apart from this, potassium is found in a good amount in lemon, which not only keeps our mind fit, but also keeps blood pressure under control. It also helps in keeping the pH level in our body balanced.

Method of preparation 

•    Ripe Papaya - 500 gm
•    Lemon juice - 2 tsp (choice may vary) 
•    Honey - 2 tbsp
•    Black salt - 1 or 2 pinch
•    Basil leaves - 3 to 4
•    Papaya chunks - 1 tbsp
How to prepare 
•    Take papaya, peel it and cut it into big chunks. 
•    Now blend it to get a smooth puree. 
•    Strain the puree by using a muslin cloth to get a juice.
•    Now add lemon juice black salt and honey to the juice to add some extra flavouring to it. 
•    Garnish it with basil leaves and papaya chunks. 

4. Sugarcane Juice Flavored With Raw Mango
Sugarcane is very beneficial for health naturally. Enriched with antioxidants, this juice helps fight infection and boost immunity. It is rich in iron, magnesium, calcium and other electrolytes, so it is very good for dehydration. It is rich in carbohydrates, protein, iron, potassium and other essential nutrients. It will increase the decreasing level of energy. It makes plasma and fluid in the body. Along with this, it also contains sufficient amount of iron and vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 and B6, protein.

Raw mango prevents problems such as heat and dehydration. It has much less calories and sugar than ripe mangoes. It contains antioxidants like Vitamin A and Vitamin C, which are very important and beneficial for health. Due to loaded with powerful antioxidants like vitamins A and C, it boosts the immune system. Antioxidants such as vitamins A and C produce collagen in the body, which keeps the skin moist and hydrated. 

Method of preparation 

•    Sugar cane juice - 250 ml
•    Raw mango - 1 (choice may vary) 
•    Black salt - 1 or 2 pinches
•    Mint leaves - 3 to 4
How to prepare 
•    Take a raw mango, peel it deseed it, and boil it, till it turns to soft pulp
•    Puree this pulp in a blender and add it in a sugarcane juice. 
•    Now add black salt and mint leaves to add extra flavor to it. 


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