Top 5 Healthy Drinks

By on March 26, 2013

What do you do when you’re thirsty? Do you just grab a can of soda to quench your thirst? Don’t, because we have a list of healthier drinks which will not only satiate that craving but also be quite nutritious to your body and do you a lot good unlike in the case of soda. Health Drinks provide you with quintessential nutrients, vitamins, minerals and necessary components instead of additives and calories. It is important that you consciously choose your drinks that are nutritious.

1. Green Tea
When it comes to satiating thirst, the first drink that comes to mind in the healthy category is Water. Despite this, we all like a little spunk in whatever we drink and something different is always welcome. Drinking Green Tea is a great addition to your routine because of its numerous benefits. Green Tea cuts the risk of cancer and heart diseases as it contains natural antioxidants to protect the cells from carcinogens. Apart from this, it contains fluoride which strengthens teeth and contains the risk of osteoporosis.



2. Milk
Be it reduced fat milk, soy milk or usual milk; it is necessary that you consume milk regularly to avail its nutritional benefits especially in case of bones. Milk is a rich source of calcium and Vitamin D and thus makes your bones stronger. Regular drinking of milk is highly recommended for women.



3. Fresh Fruit Juices
Fruit Juices are the perfect health drink when served fresh. They are rich in nutrients which keep your body healthy and quintessentially aid in prevention of chronic diseases. We reiterate the word fresh because packaged fruit juices are loaded with additives and artificial sugar.



4. Fruit Smoothies
Fruit smoothies can be really refreshing when made with fresh fruits combines with milk or yoghurt. These smoothies can be a perfect inclusion for a full breakfast. Fruits fulfill their share of nutrients and so does the milk, if combined with it. If you mix in yoghurt; you consume a great source of protein, riboflavin, calcium and Vitamins B6 and B12.



5. Vegetable Juices
Vegetable juices render you better digestion, skin glow with clear skin and enhanced energy. These juices are beneficial because your body has the capability to absorb almost 80% of nutrients from raw food. Drinking fresh vegetable juice imbibes these nutrients in your body.



About Preity Karki

Preity is a full-time writer and is always looking for opportunities to write on fresher and fresher stuff. An environmentalist in mind, she was a software engineer by profession, before she gave up her full-time job in favor of taking care of her baby. Since then, she took up the profession of a freelance writer, where she could decide her own working timings.

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