The health benefits of vitaminized or naturally fruit-infused water are of great nutritional value . The main health benefit of vitamin water is hydration, gaining a bit of nutrients for each fruit infused.

The vitamin water , although some may retain nutrients in the water, the most important benefit is granted hydration. Drinking water is absolutely essential for the healthy functioning of the body and brain. In addition, the light fruit flavor makes the water more palatable to drink, being the perfect excuse to stay hydrated all day.

Benefits of drinking enough water daily

  • Transport nutrients and oxygen
  • Protect your organs and keep them working optimally
  • Keep your skin young and smooth
  • Regulate body temperature (important to stay warm during winter)
  • Keeps you out of the dehydration that coffee, alcohol, medications, and exercise can cause
  • Lubricate the joints
  • Energize muscles
  • Keep your bowel movements regular
  • Makes you feel full (and lose weight)
  • You think more clearly

The  vitamin water or fruit infused water, they are superior to the “vitamin waters” that are made with artificial colorings and chemical vitamins and, of course, far superior to that diet soda loaded with dyes and aspartame.

If you are concerned about getting a full spectrum of vitamins in your daily diet, it is recommended to start your day with a green smoothie. Today’s powerful blenders make it very easy to make a smoothie.

Later, throughout the day, drink vitamin water knowing that you are supplying your body with an optimal source of water in nutrients. Here are the two best gifts you can give your body: adequate water intake and a daily load of vitamin from fresh, natural plant sources. Follow these examples below as you begin to incorporate these vitamin water into your diet, then create your own combinations.

Homemade vitamin water


Cut an orange, lemon and lime and place them in a large jug of water. Add ice, allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.

Raspberry and Lime

Cut a lemon and place it in a large jug with water, add a handful of raspberries. Add ice, allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.

Basil Strawberry

Cut 10 strawberries and place them in a large jug with water, add 5 basil leaves. Add ice, allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.

Rosemary Watermelon

Place 1/2 cup of small pieces of watermelon in a large jug with water, add two sprigs of rosemary. Add ice, allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.

Pineapple Mint

Place 1/2 cup of pineapple in small pieces in a large jug of water, add 15 mint leaves. Add ice, allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.

Blackberry Sage

Place 20 blackberries or blackberries in a large jug with water, add 5 leaves of Salvia. Add ice, allow to cool for an hour before serving.


You can also consider the option of semi-grinding the ingredients so that they release more flavor and give more body to the drink. It is simply to place the ingredients in the water and mash a little allowing them to release a little juice. Let it rest for the same time before serving.
The entire procedure is done with the previously disinfected ingredients. It is recommended to use vinegar or baking soda for this.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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