11 Best Detox Drinks for Cleansing and Weight Loss

Do you know one of the secret to a glowing skin and a fabulous well shaped body? It is detoxification. You must have heard a lot about detox drinks and how it encourages weight loss. The basic mantra to be followed is to simplify your food and increase your fluid intake in the form of nutritious and refreshing drinks. Still wondering what are the most beneficial beverages that can cleanse your body? Flush out all your body toxins and feel healthier by trying out these best detox drinks, which you can make using common ingredients from your kitchen.

Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple Cider Vinegar works with your system to suppress overall craving. When you see the gradual effect of losing weight, you will automatically make healthier choices in your daily food habits resulting in ever more improved weight loss. Mix a tbsp. with a glass of water and have it first thing in the morning in an empty stomach

Lemon Green Tea


If you are feeling guilty of the ‘heavenly’ full cream latte that you sipped away merrily last night, get offloaded downright with this simple green tea. The green tea leaves when blended with the tangy taste of lemon offers a good detoxification. Besides, a green detox drink like this one can be quite trendy too, as most of the celebrities in the showbiz stick to their greens!

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Also Read:Green Tea – How it Helps in Weight Loss?

Pomegranate Pineapple Lemon Juice


The liver is the most important detoxifying organ in the body. So, give your liver a break from the strenuous digestion processes and enjoy this health drink. It boosts weight loss too, as pomegranate has more anti-oxidant properties than green tea. The pineapple adds to the taste and gives extra vitamins (a good dose of vitamin C actually) while the lemon balances the sweetness and steps up the body’s metabolism.

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Basil Ginger Tea


This ginger tea is easy on the intestines and soothes down the tummy with its anti-inflammatory properties. It is sure to make you look and feel better when it is consumed with the natural sweetness of honey and the immune boosting flavours of basil and cardamom. You can have it as a warm concoction in winters or chilled in the hot summers. This is one of the best detox drinks.

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Melon Mint Smoothie


Nothing can be simpler! You will definitely embrace this fresh fruit drink which gains its flavour from the freshness of mint leaves. Lower your cholesterol and put an end to your sugar cravings with this energising rock melon and mint combination. (Home grown mint tastes all the more better!)

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Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water


This detox drink can very well replace your diet sodas. It is a zero calorie drink, and can be made in almost zero time. What more can you ask for! Consuming this magic potion for a week will help you shed off your extra calories easily. You can adjust the apple and cinnamon portions to please your taste buds with this yummy fruity water.

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Rainbow Veggie Juice


You can grab this juice first thing in the morning to have the perfect clean start to your day. It replenishes the need of fresh green vegetables that your body has been craving for. With the goodness of tomatoes, carrots, lettuce, celery, parsley, cucumber and cilantro, this doesn’t actually look like a rainbow, but its ingredients are definitely colourful and healthy. And, don’t stop if you have one of the veggies missing!

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Golden Detox Drink


Start incorporating this golden nutritious drink in your morning routines, and you will never repent. Turmeric, ginger and black pepper are the major ingredients and each one of them has been proven scientifically for their detoxifying effects on the body organs. You can use red chilli flakes or powdered hot paprika if you don’t have cayenne (2-3” long hot chile pepper) in your kitchen.

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Orange Surprise


What’s the surprise in this ‘good food’ drink? Well, there are no oranges! It is the carrot lot which imparts the drink its bright orange colour. The drink is slightly sweet, and the anti-oxidant apples are responsible for it. The celery and lime add vitamins and minerals and of course, freshness to it. This drink is a great way to lose weight if taken regularly.

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Mango Ginger Lemonade


If you are on a weight loss spree but still don’t want to miss on your favourite mangoes, try this healing and easily digestible detox drink. Ginger has age-old healing and anti-inflammatory effects and mangoes are not there just for the taste. They have some great anti-acidic properties which will create a balanced environment in your tummy. The agave nectar (a low sugar substitute) can be replaced by honey.

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Also Read:Flush Away the Excess Weight with Water

Citrus fruit and mint detox drink


If you are in love with that lean and fabulous body, and also in love with citrus fruits, this drink is made just for you. With simple and natural ingredients like citrus fruits, mint and water, this chilled detoxifying glassful of goodness is the perfect refreshment in a dull lazy afternoon or to kick up your mornings.

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Remember, the more complex foods you eat, the more your body has to work to break them down, as if the add on calories aren’t troubling enough. So, if you are on a splurge of revival from within your body, follow a regular routine of detoxification by ‘drinking’ your fruits and vegetables. Hydrate yourself with these detox drinks. Top it up with a regular exercise and diet plan and then just sit back to enjoy the compliments you receive when your face glows and your flabs start disappearing!



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