I always believe in tiny steps, so lets not wait till New Years to make these subtle changes. Lets start with a simple change to the morning routine; warm water and lemon.
Lemons are vitamin C rich citrus fruits that enhance your beauty, by revitalizing skin from within bringing a glow to your face. One major health benefits of drinking lemon water is that it helps to lose weight faster, thus acting as a great weight loss remedy.
Lemon water flushes out toxins and is extremely beneficial for the body.
Warm lemon water serves as a perfect 'good morning drink' as it aids the digestive system and makes the process of eliminating the waste products from the body easier. It prevents the problem of constipation and diarrhoea, by ensuring smooth bowel functions.
Nutritional Value Of Lemons
A glass of lemon juice contains less than 25 calories!It is a rich source of nutrients like calcium, potassium, vitamin C and pectin fibre. It also has medicinal values and antibacterial properties. Lastly it contains traces of iron and vitamin A.
Lemon, a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties, helps maintain your immune system and thus, protects you from the clutches of most types of infections. It also plays the role of a blood purifier. Lemon is a fabulous antiseptic and lime-water juice also works wonders for people having heart problems, owing to its high potassium content. So, make it a part of your daily routine to drink a glass of warm lemon water in the morning and enjoy its health benefits.
16 Health Benefits Of Drinking
Warm Lemon Water
Lemon is an excellent and rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies:
Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins.
It aids digestion and encourages the production of bile.
It is also a great source citric acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
It helps prevent the growth and multiplication of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases.
It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it dissolves uric acid.
It helps cure the common cold.
The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells.
It strengthens the liver by providing energy to the liver enzymes when they are too dilute.
It helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver In case of a heart burn, taking a glass of concentrated lemon juice can give relief.
It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents the formation of wrinkles and acne.
It helps maintain the health of the eyes and helps fight against eye problems.
Aids in the production of digestive juices.
Lemon juice helps replenish body salts especially after a strenuous workout session.
Packed with all the goodness, make it a point to begin your day with a glass of warm lemon juice. Its cleansing and healing effects will have positive effects on your health in the long run. However it is very important to note that lemon juice when comes directly in contact with the teeth, can ruin the enamel on the teeth. Hence, it is advised to consume it diluted and also rinse your mouth thoroughly after drinking lemon juice.
You know how I like to make the most of my time! So when the kettle is boiling don't just stand there. Breathe, set the intention for the day, what do you want to achieve? Then do some pelvic floor lifts or abdominal lifts. Hope you have a fabulous day while the lemon is doing its magic!