Mint, Ginger & Cucumber = Amazing Slimming Lemonade!

We all know how refreshing and delicious lemonade can be. But, what if we boost its flavor and its nutritional value? We can achieve that by adding three additional ingredients like ginger, mint and cucumber.  This highly revitalizing drink will help you also to lose extra pounds.

This type of lemonade is very powerful due to the content of the above mentioned ingredients which are packed with numerous benefits.


This root is an incredible spice with powerful benefits and widely used due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Likewise, it is a stimulating agent rich in vitamins, minerals, essential oils, and amino acids. Plus, it is very beneficial in the treatment of depression, colds, flu, arthritis, dizziness, heart conditions, digestive issues, furthermore alleviates menstrual symptoms, headache, and boosts blood circulation.


This vegetable is extremely low on calories (50 grams equal 10 calories) and mainly consisted of water (90%). Its consumption will satiate your body thus feeling less hunger and lower need for food consumption. In order to get these results make sure to consume it raw. For successful weight loss consume a salad before your meals.

Aside the weight loss this vegetable offers more like reforming the mucus of the digestive system, protecting the stomach walls, cleansing the intestines as a result of its laxative properties. Further on, it fights fluid retention, regulates the uric acid levels, supports the detox process and aids in the removal of toxins from the urine. However, this vegetable is not beneficial for all people, for instance persons who suffer from irritable bowel, chronic gastritis, diarrhea, and meteorism should avoid its use.


This herb incorporates anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties. Therefore it is used as analgesic, and also eliminates gas, fights spasms, and thanks to the anti-inflammatory properties it can treat dry cough, bronchitis, and so on. Furthermore, it prevents the expansion of microorganisms due to its antiseptic properties. The content of ascorbic acid helps with the phlegm and mucus discharge and thus alleviates the congestion of sinuses. Plus, it has the ability to battle febrile seizures, betters the blood circulation, fights stress and insomnia, and once consumed in infusion it turns into a muscle relaxant. Mint is included in numerous health conditions like asthma, flu, colds, cardiovascular diseases, vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal colic, Crohn’s disease, and meteorism. It can as well as treat eczemas and other skin issues.


This citrus fruit is high in vitamins C, B1 and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, and fluorine. Lemon helps in the treatment of health issues such as anemia, colds, flu, inflammation, fever, asthma, insomnia, hypertension, bronchitis, acidosis, pneumonia, constipation, tonsillitis, cavities, rickets, kidney stones, gallstones, aphonia, and pleurisy. This fruit can also strengthen the immune system, remove the toxins, regulate blood glucose levels, prevent kidney stones, help healing of wounds, prevent cerebral palsies, and it is bactericidal. 

Recipe for Beverage That Promotes Weight Loss

Needed ingredients:

  • 4 lemons
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 ginger root
  • 10 leaves of mint or peppermint
  • 8 cups of water


Start with cutting the cucumber, ginger root, and 1 lemon into small pieces. Then with the rest of the lemons squeeze the juice out of them. Once prepared like this transfer the ingredients in 2 liters of water. You can include some stevia if you want to. Mix the solution and place it in the fridge for at least six hours. After this period of time strain the liquid and drink it whenever you want.

This beverage is a great solution for dehydrated people and for the ones who are not keen on drinking water.

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