More about LEMONS



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Lemon water doesn’t just quench thirst better than any other drink – it also provides our bodies with plenty of vitamins, minerals and vital trace elements. It’s also a great energy booster for when we wake up first thing in the morning as our tissues are dehydrated and in desperate need of fluid to push out toxins.

Here are 20 great benefits to starting off your day with a lemon water beverage.

1. Electrolyte up

Lemon water will provide your body with plenty of hydrating electrolytes in the form of potassium, calcium and magnesium.

2. Joint healing

Lemon water can help reduce both joint and muscle pain.

3. Better digestion

Drinking warm lemon water can help your body with digestion hanks to the citric acid contained in lemon. This acid interacts with various enzymes in your body and stimulates the secretion of gastric juice.

4. Increased liver function

Lemon water will help your liver produce more enzymes with the help of lemon water than any other substance.

5. Liver cleansing

Lemon water also aids your liver in helping it release toxins.

6. Fight respiratory infections

Lemon water can help you battle everything from sore throats to tonsil inflammation, thanks to the anti-inflammatory property of lemon.

7. Regulate bowel movement

Lemon water can help you better regulate your bowel movements.

8. Aid your metabolism

Being a powerful antioxidant, lemon can protect your body from various free radicals and also strengthen your immune system.

9. Reduce depression and anxiety symptoms

Lemon water has a high potassium content – depression and anxiety are often linked to not having enough potassium in your blood.

10. Cleanse

Lemon water can help cleanse your blood and arteries.

11. Regulate blood pressure

Daily ingestion of one lemon is estimated to reduce high blood pressure by 10% – drinking lemon water is a great way to work towards that quantity.

12. Alkalize yourself

Lemon water allows your body to keep a higher pH level, helping your body fight off diseases.

13. Revitalize your skin

Lemons contain vitamin c, which is known to improve skin conditions through the revitalizing of the body.

14. Reduce gout pain

Gout pain can be attributed to a buildup of uric acid – lemon water helps dilute this acid, thereby reducing this pain.

15. Protect your body through pregnancy

The vitamin c in lemon helps lemon water act as an adaptogen, allowing the body to better cope with various viruses. It can also help the bone tissue formation of your unborn baby.

16. Relieve heartburn

Mixing a teaspoon of lemon juice per half glass of water can help relieve heartburn

17. Kidney stone relief

If kidney stones are a concern for you, drinking lemon water can help dissolve not only those but gallstones, pancreatic stones and calcium deposits as well.

18. Lose weight

Lemons have pectin fiber, which aids in the suppression of hunger cravings.

19. Oral health

Drinking lemon water can help relieve tooth pain and fight gingivitis.

20. Prevent cancer

Several studies have found that cancer cannot thrive in an environment that is rich with alkaline – a substance prevalent in lemon.

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6 thoughts on “More about LEMONS

    1. Actually most mornings I have a squeeze of Yuzu – got a tree in our front yard
      Just been to your blog. Love it – you might have noticed I shared Yoda Soda to Facebook 🙂 and decided your blog is a must for me to follow

  1. Yuzus are Japanese limes. Look like lemons with bumpy skins but taste sweeter. I use them like lemons/limes. We planted the tree a loooong time ago. Didn’t grow or fruit until I threatened it with death. Then it took off with a vengeance – must have scared the living daylights out of it, lol. We now get heaps of fruit every season. It’s only a couple of years ago that I googled it out of curiosity as I had forgotten what it was, It’s quite rare here in Adelaide, South Australia, apparently. The trees have wicked long spikes that can penetrate thick soled shoes so beware 🙂

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