Do you believe drinking this refreshing drink drink called lemon water first thing in the morning, and last thing at bedtime could improve your life and overall well-being? Done daily, this very simple routine would improves health and well-being tremendously.


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Every morning after drinking lemon water apart from the refreshing taste, it kick starts the day, with a boost of energy, metabolism and the digestive system. The power of lemon to kick start your metabolism and digestive system, can also aid in weight loss.


Lemon also aids in the detoxification of our body by cleaning out toxins from the organs, colon, and flushing out waste from the digestive tract.


As refreshing as lemon water is, it is loaded with a lots of vitamins and minerals. It has the following vitamins and minerals; vitamin C, B, calcium, magnesium, enzymes, potassium, iron, antioxidants and fibers. It’s very high in vitamin C and antioxidants properties. These two high properties in lemon helps promote healthy skin, prevents premature-aging of the skin, the reason it is used in many anti-aging creams, serum creams and lotion for the face and skin.


Lemon helps in alkalizing the body to reduce acids (and the effects of acid in our body), that can cause inflammation and other life threaten illness. It said that diseases manifest in acidic environments, more so, when your body alkaline level is high.


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Lemon also has antibacterial and antiviral properties. These properties combined with the high vitamin C  strengthens the immune system, fights cold, flu, soothes sore throat, reduces mucus and phlegm. No wonder when you have a cold, flu and sore throat you are asked to drink lemon water, lemon water with honey or lemsip solution.


Lemon water or juice is easy to make, all you need is half lemon squeezed into a glass or cup and pour lukewarm water. You can use a whole lemon depending on your weight. It is recommended that if you weigh more than 150 pounds, you can use a whole lemon.


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