Denise Austin's 12 ways to spice up your water
In Denise Austin's latest book, "Denise's Daily Dozen," she recommends making water more enticing by adding one of the following ingredients. "I feel like I'm at a spa when I do this, and it makes it a lot easier to drink the required eight glasses of water a day," she writes.
1. Slices of cucumber
2. Orange wedges
3. Shredded ginger
4. Mint leaves
5. Chopped strawberries
6. Two splashes of grapefruit juice
7. Lemon slices
8. A peppermint tea bag
9. Green tea drops (available at most health food stores)
10. A teaspoon of cranberry juice
11. Celery sticks
12. Ice cubes made from orange juice
SOURCE: "Denise's Daily Dozen: The Easy, Every Day Program to Lose Up to 12 Pounds in 2 Weeks" by Denise Austin. Copyright 2010. Reprinted by permission of Center Street, a division of Hachette Book Group Inc.