Consuming lemon water before breakfast is very beneficial for your health. This is the most effective way to keep your body hydrated and flushes out the accumulated toxins in your body. Lemon is an excellent source of calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium and vitamin A, C and B complexes, as well as pectin fiber, carbohydrates and protein. The citric acid found in lemon has strong antibacterial and antiviral properties that can strengthen your immunity and prevent many diseases.
To prepare lemon water you will need to squeeze half a lemon into a glass of purified water. Optionally, you can add a little honey.
Here are 10 benefits of drinking lemon water before breakfast:
1. Improves digestion
Lemon has the ability to stimulate greater bile secretion which improves digestion. Regular consumption of lemon water will help you get rid of toxins and harmful substances in your body and prevent digestive disorders.
2. Helps to lose weight
Lemon is full of pectin fiber that curbs cravings and suppresses appetite. This allows you to control what and when you eat. In addition, the combination of lemon with warm water and honey creates an alkaline environment in the stomach that accelerates the process of burning fat.
3. Cleanses the skin
A glass of warm lemon water lemon slices before breakfast will cleanse your blood and improve skin regeneration.
4. Stimulates the immune system
Regular consumption of lemon water increases the body's ability to assimilate iron, which leads to a strong immune system. In addition, vitamin C from lemons will protect you from colds and flu.
5. Bad breath
Lemon has the ability to cleanse the mouth by stimulating the secretion of saliva which destroys bacteria that cause bad breath.
6. Balances pH
One glass of warm lemon water can regulate the pH in your body, reducing the risk of inflammation.
7. Increases energy
Lemon is rich in vitamins B and C, phosphorus and protein, which can significantly increase your energy. Also, it will refresh and nourish your body.
8. Girls throat infection
Lemon has strong antibacterial effects and is therefore ideal for fighting infections of the throat and tonsils. Consuming one glass of warm water with lemon before breakfast can significantly reduce the risk of throat infections.
9. Controls high blood pressure
Lemons are able to cleanse the lymphatic system and maintain proper hydration. Due to its high potassium content, it can reduce stress and help you sleep better. It also improves mental activity and controls blood pressure levels.
10. Cleans the urinary tract
The combination of water with lemon has natural diuretic properties that can effectively cleanse your urinary tract of bacteria. Also, it will stimulate urine production and regulate pH levels, preventing the spread of bad bacteria.
Lemon with warm water will significantly increase your energy, help you lose weight and improve your overall health.
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