Lemon helps to cleanse and alkalize the body, and cucumber has special anti-inflammatory properties. Sipping on water infused with them is a refreshing way to stay hydrated. Discover more simple and fun foods to fight inflammation »
Add slices of lemon and cucumber to a pitcher of water, along with fresh mint and slices of ginger root if you'd like. Let sit in the fridge overnight to infuse, then drink the water throughout the following day.
Add variations such as other herbs (parsley or basil) or other fruits (berries, oranges, limes) to pack a nice anti-inflammatory punch.
Source: PCC Sound Consumer, May 2013