For years, people have been praising the benefits of drinking lemon water in the morning, but do you actually know why? It doesn’t just make a a great Instagram photo, it has many benefits for your body!
Lemon Alkalises the Body
Research has shown that our bodies work better and fight disease more efficiently when they are in an alkaline (non-acidic) state.
Even though lemons are naturally acidic, they can actually help to reduce acid in our bodies!
Lemon Aids Digestion
Lemon water can also help prep your body for your first meal of the day. This is because lemon juice can increase enzyme production, which help your body breakdown food throughout the day.
Lemon Boosts Immunity
Lemons are full of vitamins such as Vitamin C, which helps keep your immune system strong and helps you recover from colds and flus faster.
Lemon Hydrates Your Skin
Lemons are packed with antioxidants and minerals that help replenish and renew your skin, but the Vitamin C found in lemons helps our skin look young and vibrant.
How To Make Your Own Lemon Water:
- Fill a large cup with warm water. (If you want to boil the water, set it aside for 4 minutes to cool slightly.)
- Add the juice of ½ a lemon
- Stir to combine
- Add some fresh lemon slices for extra flavor
- Sip and enjoy