I’m an avid drinker (of water of course) and was refreshing to learn a new spin on how to drink it. I was first introduced to the concept of drinking lemon water when I read an article on infusing water, After learning a few benefits of lemon water I started drinking a glass every morning, here are 5 benefits you didn’t know about.
1. HELPS CUT OUT CAFFEINE
I didn’t believe this until I tried it, but replacing my morning fix of coffee with a cup of hot lemon water really has done wonders! I feel refreshed, and no longer have to deal with that pesky afternoon crash. That plus, my nerves are thankful 🙂 .
2. BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
Think of your body like a car, Lemon juice is full of Vitamin C which is in this context our immune systems jumper cables. The level of vitamin C in your system is one of the first things to plummet when you’re stressed, which is why experts recommended popping extra vitamin C during especially stressful days.
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3. REDUCES INFLAMMATION
If you make drinking lemon water a routine, it lowers the level of acidity in the body which is where disease starts, and removes uric acid in the body which is one of the causes of inflammation.
4. IMPROVES SKIN FAIRNESS AND KEEPS SKIN-BLEMISH FREE
Bet you didn’t see that one coming! This is all thanks to the antioxidants in the lemon juice that not only aid in reducing blemishes but wrinkles too!!
Another cool thing would be applying the lemon juice on scars or aged spots to improve their appearance and maintain your skins radiance.
5. HELPS LOSE WEIGHT AND CLEANSE YOUR SYSTEM.
Lemons have a fiber called Pectin which help fight hunger cravings. Lemon juice also helps flush out toxins that maybe harmful to your liver.
- Lemons contain more potassium than apples or grapes.
- Lemon juice helps freshen your breath and relieve toothaches and gingivitis
- the scent of lemons has a calming effect on your nervous system!
You know what they say right… when life gives you lemons, be thankful that life cares enough about your health.
So what are you waiting for? drink some tasty lemon today.