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Friday, February 28, 2014

Amazing Health Benefits of Lemon Water

Amazing Health Benefits of Lemon Water
New habits don’t come easy but this is definitely one that you should consider. 

Who would really be opposed to starting their day off with a nice glass of refreshing water? Add some lemon and there you’ll have a drink that will revitalize your body and mind as soon as you get up in the morning. Try to keep this little morning habit, it really is incredibly beneficial to your health. Need some proof?

Here are the top 5 reasons why: 

Health Benefits of Lemon Water

1. Boosts The Immune System: Lemons are high in Vitamin C, which is an excellent source of nutrients to boost your immune system. Alongside Vitamin C, lemons also contain potassium which is great source for fending off a cold or flu. Potassium also helps stimulate nerve and brain function which helps control blood pressure. 

2. Aids Digestion: Lemon water has acidic properties that are similar to that of our own gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, it can be used as an aid to cleanse our bowels by cleaning us out naturally through the release of those properties. 

3. Clears Skin: Look younger and feel vibrant just by drinking lemon water. Our bodies are constantly being filled with toxins, which aids in damaging and aging our skin. Lemon water combats these radical changes through the use of its antioxidant properties. 

4. Balance pH Levels: Most of our bodies are filled with acid and to stabilize this we need alkalising food. Lemons can do this for us. Yes, they are acidic on their own but once metabolized they no longer produce citric acid. Having an alkaline body is imperative for good health. 

5. Liver Detox: Lemon water is perfect for cleansing your liver. By drinking lemon water you’re encouraging your liver to produce an acid called bile, which your liver requires for good digestion. This list of 5 only contains a few of the benefits of drinking lemon water. For example it will also: freshen your breath, promote healing, cleanse your urinary tract, and more. Why not take advantage of this and start drinking lemon water? You have nothing to lose but only to gain a better and healthier body.