Move over, Coffee! Why Lemon Water in the Morning is Your New Best Friend
Health experts recommend that we drink eight glasses of water a day. This is really hard for many of us. Water is plain. It’s… well, boring. Spice up that boring old water by adding some delicious, tangy, fresh lemon! This simple and easy habit can boost your energy, rejuvenate your cells, eliminate toxins from the body, and helping your kidneys and digestive tract to work their best.
Top Reasons to Start Your Day with Lemon Water:
Reduces joint and muscle pain
Helps liver produce more useful enzymes
Anti-inflammatory properties of lemon fight respiratory infections like sore throats and tonsillitis
Powerful antioxidant action strengthens the immune system
Cleanses blood and blood vessels
Supports a higher pH in the body, improving disease-fighting ability
Lowers risk of gout by diluting uric acid crystals in the blood
1 teaspoon in 1 glass of water relieves heartburn
Pectin fiber in lemon helps suppress hunger cravings, and may help with weight loss
Contributes to alkaline environment in the body which may prevent cancer
Improves gingivitis and reduces tooth pain
Dissolves gallstones, kidney stones, calcium deposits, and kidney stones
Wonderful for expectant moms! Vitamin C and potassium help Mom’s body fight colds and other infections while assisting the baby’s bone, tissue, brain and nervous system.
Drinking lemon water regularly invigorates the skin
Daily intake of the equivalent of one lemon’s juice may reduce blood pressure by 10%.
Lemon boosts depression-fighting potassium, which also aids hart function.
Lemon water promotes regular bowel movements.
Cleanses the liver and stimulates it to release accumulated toxins.
Citric acid promotes digestion by stimulating the secretion of gastric juices.
Hydrates the body with electrolytes (like potassium, magnesium, and calcium).