A lemon contains 64% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C, while also containing phytochemicals such as polyphenols and terpenes.
Many experts suggest that you should start the day with a glass of warm lemon water. To prepare it, boil some water, leave it to cool down and add some freshly squeezed lemon juice. A glass of warm lemon water in the morning can provide your body with essential nutrients and improve your overall health. Lemon juice is rich in vitamins B and C, antioxidants, phosphorus, protein, volatile oils, flavonoids, carbs and potassium. The juice has powerful antibacterial and anti-vital properties which will strengthen your immune system and help it fight infections and diseases.Starting your day with warm lemon water can improve your digestion, fight hunger cravings, stimulate weight loss and creates an alkaline environment in your body, effectively regulating your pH balance and reducing acidity.
Here’s what warm lemon water can help you with:
- Heals acne
Lemon water will reduce the acidity in your body and prevent acne breakouts. Wash your face with lemon water to eliminate acne and improve the condition of your skin.
- Suppresses appetite
Lemon water suppresses your appetite due to the rich vitamin and enzyme content which regulates your blood sugar levels and helps you maintain healthy weight. It also contains pectin, a fiber that aids digestion and improves your digestive system.