lemon water


blubie
on May 18, 2015 @ 10:45 pm

has any one heard about the benefits of drinking lemon water ?
 


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Griechux
benefits on May 19, 2015 @ 05:25 am

This is what friend google says :) I usually drink warm lemon water in the morning. I knew it has benefits but I didnt know that theres this many :)

1. Reduces inflammation.

If you drink lemon water on a regular basis, it will decrease the acidity in your body, which is where disease states occur. It removes uric acid in your joints, which is one of the main causes of inflammation.

2. Aids digestion.

Lemon juice not only encourages healthy digestion by loosening toxins in your digestive tract, it helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, burping, and bloating.

3. Helps you lose weight.

Lemons contain pectin fiber, which assists in fighting hunger cravings.

4. Cleanses your system.

It helps flush out the toxins in your body by enhancing enzyme function, stimulating your liver.

5. Keeps your skin blemish-free.

The antioxidants in lemon juice help to not only decrease blemishes, but wrinkles too! It can also be applied to scars and age spots to reduce their appearance, and because it’s detoxifying your blood, it will maintain your skin’s radiance.

6. Gives your immune system a boost.

Vitamin C is like our immune system’s jumper cables, and lemon juice is full of it. 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.

7. Excellent source of potassium.

As already mentioned, lemons are high in potassium, which is good for heart health, as well as brain and nerve function.

8. Freshens your breath.

It also helps relieve toothaches and gingivitis (say wha?). Because the citric acid can erode tooth enamel, either hold off on brushing your teeth after drinking lemon water or brush your teeth before drinking it.

9. Gives you an energy boost.

Lemon juice provides your body with energy when it enters your digestive tract, and it also helps reduce anxiety and depression. (Even the scent of lemons has a calming effect on your nervous system!)

10. Helps to cut out caffeine.

I didn’t believe this until I tried it, but replacing my morning coffee with a cup of hot lemon water has really done wonders! I feel refreshed, and no longer have to deal with that pesky afternoon crash. Plus, my nerves are thankful.

11. Helps fight viral infections.

Warm lemon water is the most effective way to diminish viral infections and their subsequent sore throats. Plus, with the lemon juice also boosting your immune system, you’ll simultaneously fight off the infection completely.

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blubie
great info!! on May 19, 2015 @ 10:28 am

wow thank you so much i am going to start doing this!! i love my coffee in the morning but really need a better boost!! hope it will help my arthritis too!! it seems that there are many ways this will benefit me!!!!
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chrissyann123
LEMON WATER on May 19, 2015 @ 12:34 pm

I drink lemon water all the time I also add lime, oranges and even grapefruit it really helps you not crave for sugary drinks like soda or juices. I use a infuser keep it in the fridge and drink water all day long from it helps you to drink more water also and as Grieta posted the health benefits a phenomenal.
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lcl117
lemon water on May 19, 2015 @ 12:45 pm

Something else to try is some warm lemon water with just a little bit of unpasteurized honey. It is so soothing with the warmth and the added honey adds even more health benefits
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blubie
morning coffee gone! on May 19, 2015 @ 02:58 pm

i am going to drink this in the morning and see if i feel better. im going to use my distilled water though as i have alot of it and it stays on the counter so its kinda warmish...i use hot lemon water and honey when im feeling sick.. its good with a lil ginger too. thanks for your input ladies!!
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Kylee
Lemon water on May 19, 2015 @ 05:48 pm

I love lemon water, but I found that I can't drink it close to when I am going to bed because it causes me acid reflux. But I drink it in the day sometimes! :) I also like to put blueberries or strawberries in my water too for extra flavour and health
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sandhur
lemon water on May 19, 2015 @ 08:00 pm

I've been drinking lemon water for sometime now, in the morning & I've noticed a difference.
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