Very few foods have the same intensive cleansing properties as grapefruit. Their tart and tangy taste needs to be paired with a complementing ingredient such as rosemary. Pink grapefruit contains lycopene in high doses. This carotenoid phytonutrient has anti-tumor benefits, fighting against free radical damage and offering intensive antioxidant protection. Rosemary’s essential oils help with digestion and have anti-bacterial properties, while cucumber provides this infused water with important minerals, vitamins and extra nutrients.
- 4 cups purified water
- 1 pink grapefruit, cut into slices
- 1 cucumber, cut into ribbons using a mandolin
- 1 rosemary sprig
- Add all the ingredient into a pitcher, mix to combine, cover and let infuse overnight.
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