What’s the first thing you do early in the morning? Is it a strong coffee to help you go through a day? Barely conscious, half asleep and full of hope you drink this coffee and you wish to survive every next minute of this not very pleasant wake up call. Believe me or not; that’s what I’ve been doing for a long time as well. Everything has changed though when I started to drink lemon water. I’ve started this few months ago and now I can't imagine my morning without it. My need for coffee is gone and I drink it only when I really want it; more as a pleasure than a strong need. Honestly there is nothing better than a glass of warm water with lemon in the first thing after wakeing up.
These are 10 reasons why drinking water with lemon is so beneficial for your entire body:
1. Electrolyte up
Lemon water will fill your body up with plenty of hydrating electrolytes like potassium, calcium and magnesium.
After a whole night our body tends to be dehydrated and needs water to purify itself from all the toxins wherefore lemon water will help it to do it much likely than coffee, tea, juice or any other drink.
3. Digestion speed up
Drinking warm lemon water as a first thing in the morning can help your body with digestive hanks to the citric acid contained in lemon which main job is to stimulate the secretion of a gastric juice.
4. Skin purification
Daily lemon water drinking is like nectar for your skin, hair and nails. It makes your skin glow, your hair shine and your nails strong thanks to the high level of vitamin C that revitalizes your body from within.
Being a powerful antioxidant, lemon can protect your body from various free radicals and also strengthen your immune system.
Making lemon water your daily routine can help cleanse your blood and arteries.
Lemon water allows your body to keep a higher pH level, which will help your body fight off diseases. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties it can help you battle everything from sore throats to tonsil inflammation.
8. Anti depressant
It is said that the depression and anxiety are linked to not having enough potassium in your blood wherefore lemon water has a huge potassium content that may help your body to go through tough moments of downward feelings.
9. Weight control
Lemons have pectin fiber, which aids in the suppression of hunger cravings and also regulate your bowel movements.
10. High pressure rescue
One lemon helps to decrease blood pressure even of 10% if drink daily.
Make life a little sweeter; add some honey to your lemon water and feel the deliciousness of its simplicity. Remember to keep water lukewarm; not too hot or too cold and try to wait at least half an hour before any meal.
As easy as that, enjoy your new wake up call and take joy in your body feeling happier and healthier!