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Would you like a lemon for your water?
I admit, I am not much on lemons in my water. I sure don't want them in my Southern Sweet Tea. However, after doing some research regarding lemon water, I think I will start saying yes when the server asks this question from now on.
Did you know?
That lemon water may aid digestion and boost immunity. Research has shown that lemon water will not only help with digestive issues, but will also help boost your immunity. That good ole' Vitamin C that is found in lemons is the key.
My husband recently had a bad spout with some kidney stones. Did you know that drinking lemon water will help reduce the risk of these bad boys. Research shows that drinking just half a cup of lemon water (juice of just two lemons) every day can increase urinary citrate excretion and cut the risk of kidney stones.
Lemon water is rich in vitamin C, a potent antioxidant. A cup (244 grams) of lemon water (juice) contains 94.4 milligrams of vitamin C, which is more than the recommended daily dose. Vitamin C intake has also been linked to a lower risk of respiratory and systemic infections. Your grandmother was correct in telling you to drink some warm lemon water for your colds & coughs.
Start drinking lemon water and give up those sugary and diet sodas. This will help in the aid of weight loss. I am not big on drinking water. However, I am beginning to love it with a little lemon and some fresh mint. Replacing high-calorie beverages with lemon water could be a good idea to boost your health and even keep away from additional calories. The lemon and mint together will help keep your breath smelling great as well!
Vitamin C intake has also been linked to a lower risk of respiratory and systemic infections. Lemon juice also will help combat stress. Vitamin C has been shown to provide benefits to the skin. Staying hydrated is one of the best things you can do for your complexion. So keep drinking all the HZO you can and add the lemon (filled with Vitamin C) will give you that extra boost to hydrating your skin.
Yes ladies, lemon water will help to increase your urine production.This will help get rid of the extra bloating, as well as, help flush out toxins in your body, cleanse the liver, and improve your digestion. Increasing water content inside the gut can help soften stools and stimulate bowel movements. Thus, getting rid of the bloating. Mild dehydration can cause constipation. Increasing water intake may help relieve constipation. Drinking a mixture of lemon and water helps relieve constipation in most people.
Too much of anything is a bad thing, even when it comes to lemon water. Too much of it can upset your stomach. Also, if you are experiencing problems with GERD, or have ulcers, you need to consult with your physician. More information can be found https://www.insider.com/can-you-drink-too-much-lemon-water-2018-7.
Would you like lemon with your water? The answer..............Yes, please! In moderation!
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