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Some old Metabolism Boosting Mint Lemonade Recipe from my secret vault. This is from the time I was trying to lose my own weight. My daughter recently started having digestive issues with beans and legumes, So I thought it is just the time to revise the recipe and share it. I want you to know why you should add mint to your every day diet. As well as optimize this post for the SEO so it can be found on the Interwebs (Hint: Metabolism Boosting Mint Lemonade)
Having a bloated belly after binge eating on chemicals, food additives and High Fructose Corn Syrups? We have a Mint Lemonade for that!
Ok. No Bebas Mojito.
You probably know mint the best from the Mojito. So while mint is still beneficial, any which way you get it. One of the better ways of getting some mint into your diet is to use it in this early morning mint lemonade.
Ingredients and Method to make a Quick Early Morning Mint Lemonade:
You need: A glass of filtered water. Fresh Lemon or Lime. And Fresh Mint.
Following Ingredients Totally Optional. They would make your mornings energized and keep you feeling good all day beside providing additional weight loss benefits.
And Raw Local Honey if you can find it from your local farmers market.
**And If you are in the mood for those optional ingredients then add small pinches of cumin powder, Himalayan salt, cayenne pepper, and 1/2 tsp honey and stir well.
I actually chew on the mint leaves every time I pass by the plant.
Health Benefits of Mint in Everyday Diet.
Mint has been used for thousands of years in ancient cultures for treating aches and pains, digestive issues, flatulence, diarrhea, stomach flu, and a variety of diseases. This Study shows several health benefits of mint. Mint is anti-inflammatory, as well as helps improve the functioning of digestive system, thus improving metabolism and helps rid of bloating and water weight.
Peppermint Oil, Menthol extracted from mint has also been used as an analgesic – pain reliever in everyday aches and pains.
Add a few drops of Pepper mint oil to a carrier oil such as coconut, almond or jojoba oil and apply to the scalp to stimulate hair growth. Actually the reminds me I want to write a whole entire article about the hair growth, and healthy hair another day!
The aroma of mint, menthol, and peppermint oil has a very calming effect and it can act as a natural appetite suppressant.
Where do you get your mint from?
Mint quite literally grows like wildfire, does not need much attention at all. Whether or not you are into gardening, get a small mint plant from your local grocery store. Or Get a herb kit like this to start a window sill herb garden. Transplant it to the ground when summer comes. Mint comes back every year. You will produce enough to share with the whole neighborhood.
No Mint. No Problem. Do not forget to drink water. Check out my other post about Water Hydration Matters: Drink More Water.
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