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Water Fast. Fruit Infused.

BriVillamorBriVillamor Posts: 5Member, Premium Member Posts: 5Member, Premium Member
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Anyone else try this for 48 hours?

Morning and Night
Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice

Then.. once each.
Lemon & Ginger
Grapefruit and Thyme
Strawberries and Blueberries
Orange and Basil
Watermelon and Mint
Apple and Cinnamon Sticks
Cucumber and Lime

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  • LyndaBSSLyndaBSS Posts: 5,851Member, Premium Member Posts: 5,851Member, Premium Member
    Why? What are the benefits supposed to be?
  • BarbaraHelen2013BarbaraHelen2013 Posts: 612Member Member Posts: 612Member Member
    Seems like a bit of a waste of good fruit, vegetables and herbs to me! It would do you far more good to use those ingredients in your meals than infuse water with them.

    By the way, Cider Vinegar is not going to help with anything regarding health or weight loss or ‘detoxing’, ‘cleansing’ or any such thing that you’ve read on the internet. It is great as part of a salad dressing or marinade though!

    For what purpose are you doing this?
  • missysippy930missysippy930 Posts: 1,438Member Member Posts: 1,438Member Member
    There’s no reason for water fasts other than for medical tests or religious purposes.

    Infused water is great if you are having trouble drinking plain water. Except vinegar. That has no benefit and tastes awful, except on a salad.
    edited September 7
  • nighthawk584nighthawk584 Posts: 896Member Member Posts: 896Member Member
    the last water fast I did was for a colonoscopy procedure. and that is the only time I would do it again!
  • aokoyeaokoye Posts: 2,986Member Member Posts: 2,986Member Member
    In addition to what's already be said, I can't imagine you'll get any flavor out of whole, non mashed or macerated, blueberries in water. Also what's the point in the watermelon in water. Just eat watermelon - sure it defeats the "purpose" of a water fast (whatever that purpose is), but this is watermelon we're talking about. It's like a vehicle for water.
  • tmrussell1215tmrussell1215 Posts: 4Member Member Posts: 4Member Member
    Enjoy! Sometimes I throw some strawberries and lemons in my water to switch it up or a little Apple cider vinegar with lemon. It does help when your getting bored.
  • lalalacroixlalalacroix Posts: 783Member Member Posts: 783Member Member
    A water fast would tank my energy levels, not allow me to work out and make me cranky! No thanks.

    But your bottles of water and fruit and very pretty.
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