Prevent water retention with natural recipes for smoothie

Smoothie is solution for you. Since water retention can cause swelling of legs, arms and joints, stomach bloating and fatigue. By cutting off the excess water is achieved a feeling of lightness and leaner look. If the body accumulates a lot of fluids and toxins that could not be thrown out by the kidneys, it is necessary to flush bladder and uric channels by diuretics. Therefore, for the elimination of accumulated water is better to use natural diuretics. Finally, these are foods rich in potassium and plants with a high proportion of water.

Sweet, refreshing, with very few calories. Many believe that there is no better summer treats. At first of all watermelon is an excellent diuretic, and a cucumber, since more than 80% of the composition is water. Therefore, here are recipes for great low-calorie smoothies with watermelon and cucumber.

Watermelon cool smoothie

  • Calories per serving 101
  • Makes 300 ml

Prevent water retention with natural recipes


  • at first of all, you need a 100 g watermelon
  • Small handful of mint or tarragon leaves, plus extra to serve
  • 100 ml water
  • Slice of lime to serve
  • and 100 g strawberries


At first of all, skin and deseed the watermelon and chop the flesh into cubes. Then hull the strawberries and freeze the watermelon and strawberries until solid. Put the frozen melon and strawberries in a food processor or blender, add the water and the mint or tarragon and process until smooth.

Pour the mixture into 2 short glasses, decorate with mint or tarragon leaves and lime slice, if liked. Serve immediately.

Cucumber smoothie

  • Calories per serving 140
  • Makes 400 ml

Prevent water retention with natural recipes


  • At first of all, you need a 150 g cucumber
  • 150 g live natural yogurt
  • 100 ml ice-cold water
  • Handful of mint
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Squeeze of lemon juice


At first of all, peel and roughly chop the cucumber. Since you place in a food processor or blender you add the yogurt and iced water.

Pull the mint leaves off their stalks and reserving a few for decoration. Then chop the remainder roughly and put them into the food processor and add the cumin and lemon juice and process briefly.

Finally, pour the smoothie into a tall glass, decorate with mint leaves, if liked, and serve immediately.

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