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I have resolved to drink more water every day, but I don't like the taste of plain water. What are some tasty ways to drink more water?

Hi there! I have recently realized that I don't drink enough water on a daily basis and I want to change that. However, I don't really enjoy the taste of plain water and I find it hard to drink the recommended amount of water every day. I know flavored water is an option, but I am looking for other creative ways to make water more enjoyable to drink. Do you have any tips or recipe ideas for making water taste better? I would love to hear your suggestions! Thanks in advance.

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dooley.otha

Hey, friend! I totally understand your struggle with drinking enough plain water, and I had the same issue myself. What worked well for me was incorporating herbal teas into my water-drinking routine.

Not only do herbal teas like chamomile, peppermint or hibiscus have great flavors, but they also have added health benefits. Make a big pot of tea, let it cool, then add ice cubes and store it in the fridge so that you can have it on hand all day. I've found this to be a refreshing and healthy alternative to sugary or artificially-sweetened drinks.

Another option that I found beneficial was investing in a fruit-infusing water bottle. These bottles have a removable compartment in the center where you can add fresh fruit like strawberries, lemons, or mint leaves, and the water will become naturally infused with the flavors. It's a great way to switch up the taste of your water and keep it interesting.

I hope these tips help you on your journey to drinking more water!

little.pearlie

Hi everyone! I used to struggle with drinking enough water, but I found a great solution that works for me - fruit-infused ice cubes. I like to cut up fresh fruits like lemon, lime, strawberries, or cucumber, and place them in an ice cube tray with water. Once the ice cubes are frozen, I use them with plain water to add a natural flavor.

Another technique that I found really helpful is using a water reminder app on my phone to remind me to drink more water. There are tons of apps available for all types of phones that allow you to set reminders to drink water at specific intervals throughout the day. I found this extremely helpful because I would forget to drink water in the busyness of my day.

Lastly, I find that drinking water at room temperature is much easier to drink than ice-cold water, especially in the mornings. Cold water gives me brain freeze and I find it less refreshing, while room temperature water is soothing for my throat and more palatable.

I hope these tips help you drink more water and maintain healthy hydration levels throughout the day.

jeanie17

Hi there! I was in the same boat as you, struggling to drink enough water every day because I found it so bland. One solution that worked wonders for me was attempting to develop a taste for mineral water.

At first, the taste was different than usual tap water or bottled water, which I found unappealing. However, over time, I came to appreciate the unique taste of mineral water and even grew to enjoy it. Now I find that mineral water is a great way to stay hydrated, and the added benefits of the minerals really contribute to the overall taste.

Another idea is to make water exciting by creating a schedule. For instance, I decided that every day at 10 am and 3 pm, I would have a delicious, infused water break. I prepared various water infusions with cucumber, mint, orange, and other fruity flavors, and by making it a scheduled event, it made it something to look forward to in my day.

I hope this helps you on your journey to drinking more water!

wunsch.jaylon

Hello, fellow water drinkers! I have also struggled with drinking enough water because it just doesn't taste good sometimes. One thing that has worked for me is using herbal teabags to flavor hot water.

I find that having a warm cup of something helps me relax and be mindful of what I'm drinking, rather than chugging water without really tasting it. I like to use tea bags like ginger, green tea, or turmeric, which all have additional health benefits aside from the flavor.

Another idea that I found helpful was making a fruit popsicle with water. I use fresh fruit and blend it with water in a blender, then pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze them. When I want something cold and refreshing to drink, I simply run the popsicle under warm water for a few seconds and voila! Instant fruit-infused water.

Lastly, I love drinking water with a touch of vinegar. I use apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar, which gives a slightly tangy taste without being overpowering. Plus, vinegar is known to have many health benefits which is a big plus!

I hope these tips help you start drinking more water, and enjoy it too!

mjohns

Hi there! I used to struggle with drinking enough water as well because I didn't like the taste of plain water. What worked for me was adding fresh fruits like lemon, lime, strawberry, or cucumber to my water. It completely changes the taste of the water and makes it more enjoyable to drink.

Another option that I found helpful was adding a small amount of fruit juice or electrolyte powder to the water. This gives just enough flavor to make the water more enjoyable but doesn't add too much sugar or calories.

Finally, if you like fizzy drinks, try sparkling water. You can buy flavored sparkling water at the grocery store, or add a splash of fruit juice to plain sparkling water for something a bit different.

I hope these suggestions help you achieve your goal of drinking more water!

darlene.hessel

Hello everyone! I had the same problem with drinking plain water, and I found a great solution that works for me - sparkling water with a splash of fresh juice! I love the bubbles in sparkling water, and it's so refreshing on a hot day.

What makes it really tasty is adding a splash of fresh fruit juice. I like to use orange or grapefruit juice, but you could use any type of juice you like. You only need a small amount, just enough to flavor the sparkling water.

Another option is to use herbal syrups. You can find these syrups in specialty stores or online. They come in a variety of flavors, and they're made with natural ingredients. You only need a small amount to flavor your water, so a bottle will last a long time.

One more thing that I found helps me drink more water is using a water bottle with a straw. I don't know why, but I find it easier to drink water through a straw. It's probably just psychological, but it works for me!

I hope these ideas help you enjoy drinking water more!

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