Let me explain why you should drink lemon water daily. No one can deny that water is an essential part of life. We need water to survive, our bodies contain approximately 60% water which is continually being used as we go about our day. Replenishing the water we lose is a necessary action we must continue throughout the day. Water has some wonderful healing properties and is considered to be the elixir of beauty and youth. Without water our bodies would lose their ability to eliminate toxins and keep us healthy.
When you add lemon to water not only does it improve the flavour, it has a wonderful nourishing affect on the body boosting energy levels and giving you much needed vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
Each morning when we wake up our bodies are dehydrated and in much need of water to help eliminate the toxins and rejuvenate the cells. Adding lemon helps in many ways as you will see below.
1. Clears the skin – Lemon juice is packed full of antioxidants that help to decrease blemishes and eliminate wrinkles. Lemon, applied to scars and age spots will help to reduce their appearance, it also has a detoxifying affect on the blood which will help to keep your skin radiant and hydrated.
2. Boosts the immune system – Water with lemon prevents cancer. Lemon has an alkalizing affect on the body which in Multiple studies have found that cancer cannot thrive in an alkaline environment.
3. Aids digestion – Lemon aids the body in the production of digestive juices which loosens toxins in your digestive tract, it helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, burping, and bloating.
4. Helps with weight loss – Lemon water helps with weight loss because Lemons contain pectin fibre, which helps suppress hunger cravings. Studies have proven people with a better alkaline diet have lost weight faster.
5. Increases energy levels – Lemon is a natural energiser, it hydrates and oxygenates the body.
That is only 5 reasons to drink lemon water and there are many more. You can only benefit your body by trying this simple drink, if cancer can be reduced then just imagine how many other diseases can be alleviated.
Directions – Each morning fill a glass with filtered water warm if possible and squeeze the juice of half a lemon into the water and drink. Do this everyday for 30 days and see if you notice a difference in one or more of the above areas.
Here’s to a healthy new and vibrant you….