First of all, you may be thinking “why lemons”? For all their sourness, they can add a pretty sweet boost to your daily intake of vitamins and minerals. With more potassium than apples of grapes, lemons are packed full of Vitamin C, B-Complex vitamins, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and fiber. For best results, dilute lemon juice with water and drink 15-30 minutes before breakfast.
Drinking lemon water could help to:
Reduce Inflammation- Drinking lemon water daily could reduce the uric acid in your system, which is one of the main causes of inflammation.
Aid Digestion- lemon water could loosen the toxins in your digestive tract, which helps to relieve heartburn, gas and bloating.
Lose Weight- Lemon’s pectin fiber can help you to fight hunger cravings
Reduce Acne and Blemishes- By detoxifying the blood, lemon juice helps the skin to retain its radiance, and keeps it blemish free.
Give your Immune System a Boost- That Vitamin C in lemon water could help you to stay healthy during especially stressful days since experts say that Vitamin C is the first thing to plummet when the body is under stress.
Cut out Caffeine- Try replacing lemon water with your morning cup of coffee. The switch comes with a refreshing taste and energy boost and cuts out the afternoon caffeine crash.
Cleanse your system- By enhancing enzyme function and stimulating the liver, lemon water helps to flush out toxins