You can consider the hectic jam-packed schedule of these festival days to be the culprit, or hold the heavy blanket of pollution in the air accountable, but I've often seen people crashing in the days following Diwali. These days are usually spent in bed, either trying to restore our energy levels, or coping from various kinds of lung and chest illnesses thanks to all the smog.
Well, what if we could list a bunch of precautionary hacks, that will help your body cope with the toxins around and cleanse you from deep within? We're talking about some post-Diwali detox drink recipes, brimming with the goodness of natural nutrients. But one Google search will reveal a thousand such drinks, all with equally promising outcomes. So naturally, finding one for yourself might get a bit confusing!
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Well, fret not! We can help you through the process. We've shortlisted the best and easiest post-Diwali detox drink recipes, that you can quickly whip up at home and down in a minute, for improved health and vigour.
1. Orange Carrot Ginger Detox
With ingredients like Orange, Carrots and Ginger, this is a power-packed package of detoxification for your body. Loaded with the goodness of vitamin c, antioxidants and countless benefits of ginger, all your post-Diwali Detox needs are sorted with this one.
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2. Good Ol' Lemonade
Lemons are the best detox agents! And lemonade which is the easiest drink to make is also a perfect detox drink for days after Diwali. The abundance of Vitamin C is what makes for its goodness and the combination of salts, spices and sugar makes it potent enough for your post-Diwali rejuvenation.
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3. Cucumber Mint Detox Drink
As complex as it sounds, it's a lot easier to make. All you need is a bottle, pour in some lime juice, add slices of cucumber and top it all with some ice and mint leaves. Voila, your Cucumber Mint Detox Drink is ready. And trust us, it's even better for your health than it sounds!
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4. Pomegranate Juice
Who can deny the medical benefits of Pomegranates? But a lesser-known fact is that the juice makes for a perfect Detox Drink. Add some beetroot and you've got abundant antioxidants to detoxify along with immunity boosters for more goodness. So that you can cleanse your vessels as well as add a bit to your health, both at the same time.
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5. Radiant Lemonade
It's nothing new, but rather the same old lemonade infused with more goodness of fruits. Making a usual lemonade packed with the punch of apples, beetroots and other detox agents is all things essential for your post-Diwali health needs. Make one at home, add some personal touch and post it online, you're sure to be a fan magnet on social media with this one!
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6. Honey, Lemon & Ginger Tea
Honey is used in some of the most prominent remedies for rejuvenation. Good for skin, great for reducing fat and, the best sweetener for health-consious folks. Club it with some lemon and ginger and you have a perfect post-Diwali detox drink.
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7. Green Tea & Lemon
Green tea does not exactly need any introduction. We all are familiar with its goodness and the benefits of its long-term use. But to speed things up, you should just add some lemon to it and your post-Diwali detox drink is ready for a slurp.
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8. Chia Seeds & Apple Smoothie
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, as so do Chia seeds. And a combination of these two is surely the nectar for great health. Benefits of Chia seeds are widely understood nowadays and combining it with an apple is the perfect addition to your post-Diwali Detox diet.
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9. Aam Panna
Hmm, sounds delicious eh? As good as it tastes is as great as it is for your body. Post an evening full of fun and munching on just about anything that's served to you, an Aam Panna can be the perfect retreat for your body. Filled with the goodness of mangoes and spices that make for a rejuvenating detox remedy, your Post-Diwali Detox needs are sorted with this.
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10. Detox Haldi Tea
The medicinal traits of Haldi cannot be described in numbers. From being anti-inflammatory to being anti-bacterial and pain-relieving, turmeric or Haldi Tea can be the perfect Detox element post to Diwali. Apart from being a refreshing detox drink, it's also beneficial for long term use.
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Diwali calls for celebrations and we totally get that. But there's only so much your body can handle. But the perfect Detox Drink will be quick to come to your rescue!