Lemon is a small evergreen tree with ellipsoidal yellow fruit. The fruit’s juice, pulp and peel, especially the zest, are used as foods.
The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives lemons a sour taste.
Alkalizing in Nature:
Human body performs best when it’s more alkaline (cancer cells tend to breed in an acidic body). Lemon although being an acidic fruit acts as an alkalizing agent when it enters human body and lowers the acid levels.
Source of Vitamins and Minerals:
Lemon is vitamin rich with vitamin C (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, & helps immune system), vitamin B (energy production), riboflavin (tissue repair, growth and development) and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium (all these minerals help build strong bones & teeth) can be your best companion throughout the day.
Helps Liver Eliminate Toxins and Waste Products:
Liver is responsible to detoxify, protein synthesize and production of bio chemicals of help our body in proper digestion. Lemon water helps the liver carrying out all these functions more efficiently as it increases the liver detoxifying enzymes. Being diuretic, lemon increases rate of urination which also helps in purifying.
Cheap Anti-Aging Remedy:
Lemon helps removing wrinkles and improving the allover appearance of your skin. Also lemon contains citric acid which helps fighting acne. In short a cup of lemon can be your cheap home remedy for glowing skin & removing wrinkles
Good for Weight Loss:
Liver slows down the metabolism when its full of toxins and waste products which leads us to more fat in our body. Lemon helps liver eliminating all those waste products and help burn fat faster. Lemon cannot do it all alone but it can Help and most effective way is doing this with eating real food and exercise. Also being high in pectin fiber it helps hunger carvings.
Relieves Respiratory Problems & Freshens Breath:
Lemon water helps get rid of chest infections and halt those pesky coughs. It’s thought to be helpful to people with asthma and allergies. Lemon also helps freshens your breathing and also helps relieve tooth pain and gingivitis.
MAKING A GLASS OF LEMON WATER
1. Fill a glass/cup of water with water (warm, room temperature or cold it doesn’t real matter but if you have digestive problems, use hot water)
2. Squeeze the juice from 1/2 of a fresh lemon into glass of water. (This will turn the water cloudy)
3. Stir and drink
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