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Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

By July 31, 2017 Articles, Fitness, Health, Superfoods for a Super YOU

Did you know that Lemons are rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B-complex, potassium, fiber, calcium, iron and magnesium?  Try drinking it the first thing in the morning or before breakfast. It’s just a simple drink but the benefits are awesome!

Breath Freshener
Lemon helps relieve toothaches prevents gingivitis. Citric acid can erode tooth enamel, either hold off on brushing your teeth after drinking lemon water or brush your teeth before drinking it.

Aids Digestion
Lemon juice is great for healthy digestion by loosening toxins in your digestive tract, it helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, burping, and bloating acid reflux, constipation, indigestion, or other stomach ailments.

Cleanses your system
It helps flush out the toxins in your body by enhancing enzyme function, stimulating your liver. Also, Lemons have pectin fiber that assists in fighting hunger cravings. That’s one of the reasons why there’s such a thing called “Lemon detox” which flushes toxins on your body.

Reduces inflammation
Drinking Lemon water daily will decrease the acidity in your body, which is where disease states occur. It also removes uric acid in your joints, which is one of the main causes of inflammation.

Helps fight viral infections
Warm lemon water is the most effective way to prevent viral infections and their subsequent sore throats. It has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which fight harmful bacteria, fungus, and virus that cause diseases and infections.

 Boosts your immune system   
Since lemons are rich in vitamin C, it will protect your body from oxidative damage and helps your immune system stay away from flu and colds.

Excellent source of Potassium
Lemons are rich in Potassium which is good for the heart, brain and nerve function plus it plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular function.