As the temperatures continue to rise in Arizona, it’s important to make sure you stay hydrated. Our bodies need more water in the heat and when we’re physically active. You can read our Hydration and Beverage Choices page for more information on the importance of hydration.
Another benefit of naturally flavored water is that it is a good swap for sugar-sweetened beverages, which are typically higher in calories. Get creative with your combinations! Most fruits and herbs should work (except bananas).
Here are some recipes to get you started:
8 Recipes for Fruit Flavored Water from Christina's Adventures
When making naturally flavored water, make sure to refrigerate it for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours for the best flavor.