10 surprising slimming cocktails

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10 surprising slimming cocktails
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Who doesn’t love a cocktail?! Especially in Summer, among friends. However, cocktails are often bad for your figure: they are too sweet and alcoholic, and the mixtures aren’t always very diet-friendly. Here we have 10 secret recipes for having a tipple with your friends without putting on an ounce! 

If we told you that just one Long Island Ice Tea contains 280 calories, and that a Cosmopolitan has 190, you would be sure to tell us that it would be great if we could reduce that. In order to lower the number of calories in a cocktail, you simply need to replace processed fruit juices with freshly squeezed fruit and/or vegetable juices, and to leave out the alcohol.

1. Flat tummy cocktail

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To flaunt your midriff at the beach, make a cocktail made from diuretic and purifying fruits. It’s cooling, will fill you with energy and promote tanning.

The recipe: blend 1/4 of a watermelon, 1 orange and 1 lemon, to which you add some crushed ice.

2. Detox cocktail

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Prepare a detox cocktail to purify the body and get rid of built-up toxins. Ideal after a period of excess, this drink is highly effective, particularly for digestive problems.

The recipe: put some citrus fruits and pineapple into a blender, and then add the juice of two grapefruits and a lemon.

3. Boost cocktail

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If you are in need of recovery, this is the ideal natural remedy: it is made from slimming and energising fruits.

The recipe: peel 4 kiwis, which you blend with 2 lemons and 2 oranges. You can add a little water to dilute the smoothie.

4. Anti- water retention cocktail

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Water retention is a tenacious enemy. When our body retains water, we become bloated. To avoid this phenomenon, make this cocktail that promotes blood circulation and waste elimination.

The recipe: mix 250 mls of fresh grape juice (ideally organic) with 200 g of blackberries, the juice of one lemon and a little parsley.