I am a self claimed lemon & lime water addict. I can normally be found in the Volvic isle of Tesco’s buying it in bulk, but why do I waste my money when I could simply buy lemons and enjoy the natural benefits of drinking lemon water!
This may seem an odd post, but since finding these incredible health benefits from simply drinking lemon water. I couldn’t not share them with you all. I first looked at lemon water after wanting to improve my skin, also to flush out toxins which let’s face it we could all do with! Little did I know just how nutritional and rewarding this could be;
Lemons contain pectin fibre which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial
It balances maintain the pH levels in the body
Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins
It aids digestion and encourages the production of bile
It is also a great source citric acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium
It helps prevent the growth and multiplication of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases
It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it dissolves uric acid
It helps cure the common cold
Freshens your breath
It can give you an energy boost
Get’s rid of dandruff
The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells
It strengthens the liver by providing energy to the liver enzymes when they are too dilute
It helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver In case of a heart burn, taking a glass of concentrated lemon juice can give relief
It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents the formation of wrinkles and acne
It helps maintain the health of the eyes and helps fight against eye problems
Aids in the production of digestive juices
Lemon juice helps replenish body salts especially after a strenuous workout session
So there you have it, from simply drinking some lemon water you can improve your health and enjoy the flavour of infused water. I get really bored of forcing myself to drink water, I am lucky if I get 1L a day. I really want this to change as I know how important water is, hopefully now I know all the benefits and enjoy the taste it will encourage me to drink more!
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Let me know what you think of Lemon Water in the comments below, does it really work?