5 Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Like many in the workplace, chances are, the first beverage that hits your palette in the morning is either coffee or tea. While that caffeine boost is a kick-start for many of us, our bodies can develop a tolerance for it, which leads to the need for more caffeine. Before firing up the next morning batch of brew, try downing a glass of lemon water. Here are five health benefits of lemon water in the morning.

Boosts energy: When the negative-charged ions in lemons enter your digestive tract, it provides you with a boost of energy.

Aids in Weight Loss: Before you stock your fridge with lemons, lemon water isn’t a weight-loss elixir. Lemons help fight cravings, boost metabolism and helps you feel full, which should help curb snacking throughout the day.

Improves Digestion: Lemon juice’s atomic structure is similar to the digestive juices in the stomach, which can trick the liver into producing bile. This helps keeps food moving through the digestive tract smoothly. It can also help east ailments such as bloating, indigestion and heartburn.

Healthy Skin and Body Healing: Lemon water is ripe with antioxidants, which help fight some of the environmental toxins and chemicals you are exposed to on a daily basis to help keep your skin looking fresh. Lemon water also helps your body produce collagen, which helps prevents the forming of fine lines.

Cleansing Properties: Lemons help to flush out toxins in the body that can build up and cause damage to tissues, organs, and cells.

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