[Citrus Serie] 8 reasons you want to drink lemon water in the morning

Did you know that lemons have more potassium than apples or grapes? This interesting fact is just one of the many reasons why drinking lemon juice every morning can impact your health.
Starting your day with lemon juice is an excellent way to boost vitality, increase energy and cleanse out your system.

Supports the immune system:

The juice of half a lemon in a glass of water is rich in vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system and assists the body in fighting colds and flu.  ability to absorb iron,

Aids digestion:

Good digestion is truly the root of good health.

Lemon and water strengthens the digestive system, especially stomach acid. It encourages the liver to produce bile and stimulates bowel movements. It helps cleanse the bowel by flushing out waste more efficiently and stimulates the release of gastric juices, which aid digestion. The digestive qualities of lemon juice can also help relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn and bloating.

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Detoxifies the liver:

As mentione above, Lemon water acts as a liver cleanser by assisting in detoxification. Lemon water can also help control excess bile flow; decrease the amount of phlegm produced by the body.

Repairs skin:

Lemons are great for combating skin ageing, It is a fact: lemons are rich in vitamin C. As we know, vitamin C is among a few that selected exception that can treat multiple skincare concerns.

Warning:. When part of a beauty treatment, make sure to stay away from using too much of it as it may cause serious sunburn in your skin. People with a light or fair complexion mostly experience this issue.

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Reduces appetite:

Lemons contain pectin, a soluble fiber commonly found in citrus fruits. No lemons, you can go ahead and have grapefruits for instance. They all contains Pectin that helps stave off hunger as the fiber creates a feeling of fullness, which results in the suppression of hunger cravings.

Balances pH levels:

Lemons are one of the most alkalising foods for the body and a good pH level is essential as too much acidity in the body can be inflammatory. “Lemon water is very alkalising and most of us have acidic bodies,” Chevalley Hedge says. “Educated foodies still think of lemons as being acidic when

Cleanses the urinary tract:

Lemon juice is a diuretic, meaning it encourages the production of urine. As a result, toxins are released at a faster rate, helping to purify the system and keep it healthy. Lemon juice can also change the pH level of the urinary tract which discourages the proliferation of bad bacteria.

Freshens breath:

The antiseptic qualities in lemon juice help kill off bad bacteria in the mouth by acting as a disinfectant.

It has stronger result when combined with Peppermint essential oil already talked about the benefit of a glass of lemon water integrated in a healthier morning, a wake-you-up better than coffee!

TIPS: To protect your teeth drink through a straw- as lemon is acidic until it is digested by the body.

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    Nice tips about lemon drinking. I will make use of them very soon and make lemon part of my breakfast.

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  8. I’ve read a lot of wonderful reviews about lemon water and my mom is a big fan.THIS BEING SAID,if you are like me and have a stomach desease/disorder or have a history of it, please,please,talk to your doctor before starting this lemon water regimen.
    I had stomach ulcers 20yrs ago (i was 10-11 years old back then) and it has been more than 10 yrs that i’ve been well,so well that i’ve even forget that i’ve ever had that problem.Last year i started this lemon water regimen (following the recommandation of my mom) and after a week on it my stomach was burning in pain…i couldn’t understand what was going on until my doctor asked me if there was any change in my diet/lifestyle ???. I stopped the lemon water and everything went back to normal 🙁 :(.

    Long story short,lemon water is great,but please be careful if u have a stomach disorder(such as ulcers) or u had in the past.

    1. Sorry to hear your stomach hurts after drinking lemon water! I guess it is not suitable for everyone. I found in more useful than the reverse.
      Good reminder to always check with a doctor in case of any doubt.
      All the best to you Carine, and thanks for sharing your experience.

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