There are simple ways to make sure you are drinking plenty of water. Remember, fruits and vegetables make up 20 percent of your water intake as many fruits and vegetables are more than 90 percent water by weight. Therefore, it is recommended that you consume at least 5 servings of vegetables and 2-3 servings of fruit per day. Try out this Citrus Peppermint Infused Water recipe to get fruits, vegetables, and water in all at once!
● 1 tangerine, sectioned
● ½ grapefruit, sliced
● 1 cucumber, sliced
● 4 peppermint or spearmint leaves
For this infused water recipe you need to combine all of the ingredients in a pitcher with two liters of water and refrigerate at least 2 hours overnight. It will keep in the refrigerator for up to two days. Note that you may use plain sparkling water for a fizzy pick me up in place of a soda or a cocktail.