Benefits of Lemon Water

It’s no secret, I think lemons are great, beyond great. Lemons are amazing! The smell, the sweetness, and tartness they are a prefect little food packed with nutrients that cleanse, detox, and aid weight loss. The benefits of lemons are no secret either. Hello, there is actually a lemonade diet and the popular 17 Day Diet suggests drinking juice from half a squeezed lemon every morning before your first meal. But why? Read on to find out. . .

Benefits of Lemon Water

Detoxification
Drinking lemon juice in the morning detoxifies your liver and cleanses the kidneys by helping the body remove unwanted toxins.

Digestion
Lemons improve digestion by keeping bacteria away. You can add freshly squeezed lemon juice to food or drink a glass of lemon water after each meal to stimulate the creation of stomach acid. They are also proven to give your regular bowel movements.

Balancing pH
You might think acidic when talking about lemons, but that is just the taste. Lemons are actually one of the most alkaline foods and restore pH balance in the body which fight off cancer and other illness.

Fight the Flu
And the cold. Packed with vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections.

Reduce Inflammation 
Lemons are believed to have pain-relieving qualities. Their smell helps to open up blood vessels which produce anti-inflammatory effects.

Hangover Blaster
Gatorade has nothing on lemons. Packed with more electrolytes, lemons are the prefect cure when you had a little too much to drink the night before.

 

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  1. This Post looks short and sweet. I feel this is very beneficial to my health. Tomorrow I will try. Thank you.

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