Lemon water: I have always loved to drink two glass of water in the morning, occasionally with green tea. I believed drinking water or green tea in the morning have several health benefits, that’s true. Then I noticed on the internet that drinking lemon water also has significant health benefit. Then i add this wonderful detox water in my daily morning drinks. So I would love to share all the health benefit associated with the lemon water.
Lemon water is the most simple and easiest detox water recipes available, just you need to mixed water with lemon juice. You can serve it with either hot or cold water but should avoid sweet.
Lemon Water Nutrition facts
Lemons are very rich on Vitamin C- one cup of lemon juice provides almost 187 percent of our daily recommended serving vitamin C. Apart from that, the lemon water contains very useful potassium, magnesium and copper. One cup of lemon water provides 61 calories, 3 grams protein, 112mg vitamin c, 1 gram fiber and no fat.
Here are 9 Health Benefit of Lemon Water-
- Help to Lose Weight:
The problems of being overweight and obesity has been a major issue in the recent days. To shed off some excessive weight drinking lemon water is extremely effective. Different studies suggested drinking water naturally will increase the metabolism; especially drinking a glass of lemon water can help maintain a healthy weight. More than that, lemon has pectin fiber which helps in fighting hunger cravings.
- Great source of Potassium:
Lemon water is a great source of citric acid, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and most importantly potassium. These are very good for heart health, also brain and nerve functions.
- Assist aids Digestion:
Starting a day by drinking any water, especially warm water will help to flush the digestive system and rehydrate the body. The amount of acid in lemon water will slow the digestion processes that assist you with better absorption of the nutrients passing via your system. Lemon water not only encouraged healthy digestion by loosening toxins in your digestive tract but also favor to relieve symptoms of indigestion includes heart burn, burping and bloating.
- Boost Immune System:
Lemon water contains vitamin C and other essential nutrients, which protect the body against immune system deficiencies. Although the amount of vitamin C contain in a Lemon isn’t high, 30-40 mg per lemon. But still it’s enough to provide a little immune boost to our system.
- Flourish Skin Conditions:
Lemon water has huge influence to improve our skin conditions and it prevents the formation of wrinkle and acne. This is because; the antioxidants in lemon water not only help to decrease blemishes but also wrinkle and acne too. Moreover, the lemon is also applied to reduce scars and age spots.
- Help Cleanse your liver:
The water is the key component in any detox diet plan; the lemon water ensures you are drinking lots of it. It helps to eliminate the wastes of your body by enhancing enzyme functions, which also clenches the liver.
- Decrease inflammation:
Drinking lemon water daily will reduce the acidity in your body. It helps to reducing the pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it melts uric acid.
- Gives you an energy boost and refreshment:
Lemon water will give you energy when it enters into the body digestive tracts. It also helps to refresh your body after a hard workout session; even the smell of a lemon has calming effects on our nervous system.
- Helps fight viral infections:
Drinking warm lemon water is an extremely effective way to minimize the viral infections and their subsequent sore throats. As we know lemon juice boost immune system, which simultaneously fight off the infections completely.
How to make Lemon water
Making lemon water is so easy and too expensive. You can make it in just 5 minutes.
Recipe: Lemon Water
Preparation Time: 5 Min
- 24+ ounce warm water(not boiling)
- ½ -1 Fresh lemon
- ½ fresh ginger root
- Cut the lemon and squeeze the whole lemon into the water
- Peel and slice the ginger root and pour to the water.
- Enjoy it!