10 Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water!

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  1. Boost Immune system: Lemons are high in vitamin C which helps build your immune system and potassium with promotes cardiovascular health.
  2. Balance PH: Although lemons are an acidic fruit they help to alkalize the body. Cancer and most diseases thrive in an acidic environment so lemons will help fight these diseases for this reason.
  3. Detoxifies the Liver: One of the functions of the liver is to detoxify to body, lemons improves this by liquefying bile and helping the liver to produce detoxifying enzymes.
  4. Promotes Weight Loss:  They are high in pectin fiber which decreases hunger. Studies show that people who have a more balanced PH are less toxic thereby promoting weight loss. It will also help the liver to metabolize fat faster! Yaaaay! This is more than enough reason to Drink lemon water right!?
  5. Natural Diuretic: Lemons increase the rate of urination in the body, which helps purify it. Toxins are, therefore, released at a faster rate which helps keep your urinary tract healthy.
  6. Aids Digestion: Lemons help to reduce bloating, heartburn, and symptoms of indigestion. Decreases constipation. Stimulates peristalsis in the intestines.
  7. Decreases joint pain and inflammation: It’s effective in dissolving uric acid which is the cause of most joint pain and inflammation including gout.
  8. Clears the skin: The vitamin C in lemons helps to remove wrinkles and helps the overall appearance of the skin
  9. Natural Antiseptic: It well help with colds, break up mucus, speed up the healing process, prevents tissue decomposition. Improves respiratory function, good for people with asthma.
  10. Helps prevent adrenal fatigue: Lemon water helps to hydrate your lymphatic system. When you are dehydrated your adrenal glands and thyroid gland become taxed and toxic. Along with secreting important hormones these glands also help regulate energy levels.  also read 7 things you need to know about lemon water!

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