The health benefits of lemon go beyond vitamins and minerals. Lemon juice, as you’ll see below, has antibacterial and antiviral properties and can help with digestion. Lemon water benefits in the morning can include weight loss, clearer skin, and even a clearer mind, according to some people.
I’m not sure if replacing your morning cup of coffee with a cup of warm water and lemon juice will be a cure-all or inspire you to stick with a total health makeover, but there aren’t many drawbacks to starting your day this way. Why not give it a shot?
Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is beneficial in the treatment of colds. But I was curious as to why. When I looked into it further, I discovered that Vitamin C has been shown to increase the production of white blood cells.
These white blood cells act as defenders, attacking bacteria and viruses. Vitamin C may also keep existing immune cells healthy and increase the production of antibodies that bind to viruses and bacteria and mark them for destruction.
Continue reading to learn how you can join me in my new morning ritual of drinking lemon water first thing in the morning.
Drinking a cup of warm lemon water every morning is one of the easiest, cheapest, and natural ways to improve your health, with tremendous health benefits.
Lemon juices contain minerals and vitamins which encourage healthy digestion, reduce heartburn and bloat by relieving any toxins that are trapped in your digestive tract.
Potassium Rich Source
Citrus is also a great potassium source that keeps your heart healthy, builds muscle and helps your body break down, and uses carbohydrates.
Lifting stress and raising mood
The scent of lemon helps clear the mind, reduces stress and lifts our spirits, while also assisting with feelings of depression and anxiety.
Lemons can help curb hunger throughout the day, making it easier to resist temptations and reduce snacking on fatty foods throughout the day, thereby assisting in weight loss.
Immune System Booster
Lemons contain vitamin C, which helps to boost our immune system. It is also a better choice than orange because it contains less sugar, making it a better choice.
Improves Skin Texture
The antioxidants in lemons help rejuvenate the skin, prevent wrinkles and blemishes, and protect it from free radical damage by purifying the skin, removing toxins, and killing bacteria to reveal clear, glowing skin.
This fruit is high in vitamin C, vitamin A, beta-carotene, folate, calcium, and potassium, to name a few. When you drink lemon water first thing in the morning, you are providing your skin with an important dose of the vitamin folate.
This vitamin (also known as folic acid) is found in all citrus fruits and juices and helps to eliminate toxins from your body, which helps prevent acne and can even give your skin a natural glow.
So make sure to include citrus fruits in your diet.