Practiced around the world and an incredibly healthy thing to do, is to drink lemon water on an empty stomach in the morning.
A rich source of protein, antioxidants, potassium, volatile oils, phosphorus, carbohydrates, flavonoids, vitamins B and C. All this contained in the lemon juice, hence why people around the globe use it daily.
How to Properly Drink Lemon Water
In addition, it boosts your immune health and helps at preventing infections, thanks to its rich content of magnesium, numerous vitamins, bioflavonoids, pectin, calcium, limonene and citric acid, along with the previously mentioned contents. Just a cup of this juice provides 187% of your daily recommended serving of vitamin C.
Drinking lemon water on an empty stomach every morning not only helps you detoxify your body, but it helps around weight loss, eases digestion, prevents food cravings and creates an alkaline environment in the body, aiding in preventing multiple ailments and diseases.
It also helps slow down the absorption of food, hence it conserves insulin stored in the body and helps your system get the most of the food you’ve eaten.
As a bonus, it prevents fluid retention and stimulates the function of the GI tract.
All of these magnificent bonuses, and yet people don’t get the most of it. This is because they throw away the lemon peel, which unbelievably has the most nutritious parts of the whole fruit. This is how you should prepare your lemon water:
Have two fresh, organic lemons ready, cut them into thin slices and just squeeze them into the water. Next, you should grate the lemon peel of the slices into it. Pour boiling or hot water over them.
Make sure you prepare your lemon water properly, so you can get the most of it. Start doing this routine every morning to take advantage of its numerous benefits. Cheers!