Recipes Health Conditions Cancer Prevention Mixed Berry Ice Cubes With Seltzer By Stephanie Lang, MS, RDN, CDN, at Savor Health | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Updated April 11, 2017 Share Pin Email Print Stephanie Lang, MS, RDN, CDN More in Recipes Health Conditions Cancer Prevention Diabetes High Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Celiac Disease Heartburn IBS Inflammatory Conditions Alzheimer's Prevention View All Courses Ingredients and Allergies Nutrients Vegetarian Vegan Calorie Counts Kid Friendly Recipe Nutrition Calculator View All (2 ratings) Total Time 5 min Prep 5 min, Cook 0 min Yield 4 servings (13 calories each) The body is made up of approximately 60 percent water. Water is a building material for cell life, it regulates internal body temperature via sweat and respiration, helps metabolize nutrients, assists in flushing out waste through urination, acts as a shock absorber for brain, spinal cord, and fetus, forms saliva, and lubricates joints.If you typically drink sugar sweetened beverages like juices or sodas, try to slowly wean yourself off by swapping in a glass of water. It is especially important for people with diabetes to watch their consumption of sweet beverages because they can raise blood sugar very quickly. Some people with kidney problems may also need to watch their consumption of potassium (i.e. orange juice) and phosphorous (i.e. sodas) rich drinks.The bubbles in seltzer water give off a fizzy feeling without any added sugar. We want to hook you on water! It is the best beverage one can drink. Ingredients 1/4 cup blueberries 1/4 cup raspberries 1/4 cup blackberries tap water seltzer water Preparation Divide the berries among a 16 cube ice cube tray. Add tap water to cover and place in the freezer until frozen (best to do this a day ahead).To serve, place desired amount of ice cubes in a glass and top with selzter water. Ingredient Variations and SubstitutionsFor extra zing, toss some fresh herbs and/or lemon zest with the berries before freezing into ice cubes. During the hot summer season, add the ice cubes to a batch of iced tea. Cooking and Serving TipsTo reduce freezer burn, once the ice cubes are frozen, pop them out of the tray and store in an airtight container. Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! Show Full Article Up Next Up Next Article Sugary Drinks to Avoid if You Have Diabetes Up Next Article Drink Up! Why Water Is Important in Our Diet Up Next Recipe This Easy Three-Berry Syrup or Sauce Does a Pancake Proud Up Next Article How to Stop Drinking "Liquid Candy"