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  • Writer's pictureDr. Kathleen Jones

The Many Benefits of Lemon Water

There is a lot of talk about drinking water with lemon. You hear celebrities and alternative doctors say that they do, is it right for you?

Reasons to consider drinking water with lemon in the morning.

It can boost your metabolism

Drinking ice cold water with lemon gives your metabolism a kick

Helps prevent kidney stones

Lemon water keeps your kidneys flushed and the acid from the lemon keeps the stones from forming.

It makes you more regular

Increasing fluids makes for a more regular BM

It freshens breath

The citrus prevents bacteria from growing in the mouth and keeps your breath fresh

It increases your potassium levels

Lemons are a good source of potassium and helps with nerve signals, cell metabolism and metabolism

Helps your liver function better

It helps your liver filter better and reduces fat and toxins in the liver

Ups your vitamin C levels

Citrus is a great source of Vit C and is a great anti-oxidant

Helps you digest better

Adding citric acid to your food really aids in your digestive process by helping you break down your food

Keeps you from getting sick

Vitamin C gives your immune system a boost and helps prevent infections because of its acidic nature

May help you lose some weight

Lemon water reduces appetite

Keeps you hydrated

Staying hydrated keeps all organs and systems working, removes toxins from the body and lubricates joints.

Squeeze one whole lemon into 8 to 12 ozs of water. You can drink warm or cold. Enjoy!


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