Did you know that lemon water could be helpful to your health in many ways?
Lemons are full of vitamins and nutrients like Vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and fibre.
Even the smallest changes in your routine can have a big impact. Start your day with lemon water, for instance.
Simply squeeze half a lemon into a glass of water – ensure your lemon juice is mixed with water first. It is important to note, since lemons are highly acidic, over frequent exposure can erode your tooth enamel, according to the American Dental Association.
A good solution is to drink it out of a straw to cut down on the direct acid exposure on your teeth
Drink it first thing in the morning and then wait 15-30mins before eating breakfast. This will make sure you reap it’s the full help!
10 benefits to drinking warm lemon water first thing every morning:
Gives your immune system a boost.
Lemon juice has a lot of Vitamin C which helps our immune system, Also, when you’re stressed your vitamin C level will drop. So taking Vitamin C is a good idea for stressful days
Excellent source of potassium
Because lemons are full of potassium, they are great to keep your heart, brain and nerves running smoothly.
Lemon juice is good for digestion because it helps remove toxins in your stomach. It also helps lessen indigestion signs like heartburn, burping and bloating.
Cleanses your system
By removing the bad chemicals in your body, lemon juice helps the liver work properly
Freshens your breath
Lemon juice also helps ease toothaches and gingivitis. However, because lemon juice is hard on tooth enamel, don’t brush your teeth after drinking lemon water, or brush them right before instead
Keeps your skin blemish free
The antioxidants in lemon juice will help lesson blemishes and wrinkles. It can also be put on scars and age spots to lighten them. Since it forces bad chemicals out of your blood, it will also keep your skin glowing.
Helps you lose weight
Because lemon juice has pectin fibre, it can stop you from feeling hungry, and in this way help you lose weight.
If you drink it all the time, lemon water will lessen the amount of acid in your body and stop you from getting sick. It also stops swelling by getting rid of the uric acid in your joints.
Give you an energy boost
Lemon juice gives your body energy when it reaches your digestive tract. It can also help lesion anxiety and depression. In fact, even smelling lemons will calm your nervous system.
Helps fight viral infections.
Drinking lemon water is one of the best ways to lesson viral infections and soothe the sore throat they bring with them. Also, because it helps keep your immune system up, it can fight the infection at the same time.
Lemon juice has so many great uses, and it’s also super easy to make the change to your morning routine.
As always, stay fit, happy, and healthy!
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