Lemons have a plethora of positive health benefits. They are packed with vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium and they are excellent for weight loss.
To reap the health benefits of lemons simply add them to your water. Lemon juice can potentially wear down tooth enamel. In order to avoid this problem, simply dilute the lemon juice with lukewarm water.
One reason to add lemon juice to you water is to lose weight, weight loss effect. Pectin fiber, present in lemons, helps fight hunger cravings. Lemon juice is also a digestive aid. It encourages the production of bile, which is what breaks down food during digestion. Drinking lemon water can also help keep your liver clean. This is important because the liver metabolizes fat and secretes bile. Together, these small advantages can help you lose weight over time.
If you want to super charge your weight loss try adding additional ingredients to make an amazing morning elixir.
Morning Lemon – Weight loss Elixir
- 1 cup of room temperature water
- Juice from 1 lemon
- 1 tsp of Bragg’s raw organic apple cider vinegar.
- 1 tsp of raw organic honey
- 1/2 inch of fresh ginger root or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger. (raw is best if possible)