The Benefits of Lemon Water

We all know the importance of drinking water for our health, but did you know occasionally adding a splash of lemon to your glass of water provides these health benefits?

  1. Aids digestion – As we age, the acid in our stomach that aids in digestion declines. The acid from the lemons can supplement our natural stomach acids.

  2. Disease protection – The phytonutrients in lemons help fight chronic illnesses, prevents cancer, and strengthens the immune system.

  3. Great source of vitamin C – The juice of half a lemon added to your water provides more than a sixth of our daily vitamin C. Vitamin C is essential to protect our body from cell damage and to repair injury.

  4. Hydration and diet aid – Drinking lemon water each morning instead of orange juice will save more than 3,000 calories a month. Adding lemon may also help reach the recommended 6-8 glasses per day to stay hydrated.

The next time you waiter asks what you would like to drink, just say “Water with lemon, please!”

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