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Top 10 Health Benefits of Lemon Water

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We often hear health experts say that drinking a glass of warm water with lemon every day early in the morning is good for our health. Here’s why:

Water is extremely good for your health as it is the best way to keep the body hydrated, and it helps flush out harmful toxins.Lemon is a good source of many nutrients like calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron and vitamins A, C and B-complex as well as pectin fiber, proteins and carbohydrates. Lemon’s citric acid and strong antibacterial, antiviral and immune-boosting powers also help keep you healthy.
To easily reap the benefits, just squeeze the juice from half a lemon into a glass of purified, lukewarm water. If you want, you can add a little honey too. Drink it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, and wait 30 minutes before eating your breakfast.

Here are the top 10 health benefits of drinking lemon water.

1. Improves Digestion
Several components in lemon stimulate your liver to produce more bile needed for healthy digestion. Also, lemon assists the digestive system in flushing unwanted materials and toxins out of the body.

A daily glass of warm lemon water helps relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as heartburn, belching and bloating.

It also prevents constipation and diarrhea by promoting smooth bowel functioning. The American Cancer Society recommends this healthy drink to cancer patients to help stimulate bowel movements.

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Hello! I’m Elliot – An Engineer, An Entrepreneur, A Health & Lifestyle Blogger. Welcome to my blog where you can read all about living healthy,lifestyle info,relationships, and all things fun and inspiring! Thanks for stopping by!

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12 comments

  1. Lemon is really healthy, it should be incorporated into people’s diet. I found out the benefits of this fruit couple months ago. Good article !

  2. So true. lemon is very healthy. I can’t imagine a life where lemons don’t exist. Thank-you for the update:)

  3. Yummm! I always love lemon water. It’s super good for detox. I try to have it as much as possible, at least a cup in the morning, but I get lazy sometimes. Really need to work on that!

  4. Yes I know about lemon and I try and have some frequently! Great info here 😄 Ree love30

  5. I really enjoy drinking hot lemon water. I add ginger and honey if Im feeling poorly. I’m going to add this to my morning routine now 🙂 Thank you Elliot!

  6. Some fantastic information! A lot of people won’t know. I will definately be sharing your post to make others more aware.

  7. I gotta start drinking this again

  8. I always read about the benefits of lemon water and I always wonder how long it would take to see the benefits

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