Try to train yourself to drink water with a couple of drops of lemon juice every day. The result will pleasantly surprise you.
All articles on how to improve your health without much effort and expense contain advice to drink plenty of water. Indeed, our body needs clean water constantly – not only during the heat. But what about another trick that will make your glass of water even healthier? Just add a couple of drops of lemon juice! Lemon water is not only quite refreshing, but also works as a real "elixir of health".
Helps the liver
During sleep, your liver is actively working to cleanse the body. During this process, all kinds of toxins accumulate in it. They are stored in your body until they come out the next day.
That is why it is so useful to start your morning with a glass of water with lemon: such a drink will support the liver and help get rid of accumulated toxins, help avoid dehydration, protect against oxidative damage.
Leaves skin moisturized & refreshed
Lemon is high in vitamin C, one of the strongest antioxidants. Antioxidants repair the damage caused by free radicals. It is free radicals that are the main culprits of age-related skin changes: because of them, we outwardly age earlier than we should.
In addition, ascorbic acid is necessary for the production of collagen - the main protein of beauty and youthful skin. So if you want to forget about wrinkles – lean on lemon water.
Coffee can not be drunk by everyone, energy drinks are generally considered by doctors to be an absolute evil. Therefore, if you need to quickly cheer up - drink water with lemon.
Lemons have negative ions that penetrate the digestive tract. A reaction occurs, and energy levels rise in the body.
By the way, the aroma of lemons relieves stress and helps to calm down.
Helps to lose weight
The best alternative to sweet lemonades for those who dream of losing weight is water with lemon. Scientists have long found out that a competent drinking regime improves metabolism and helps the body burn fat more efficiently. The rate of getting rid of calories after a glass of water can increase by 30%, writes the Israeli portal Walla!
- The main thing is to drink it in small sips, slowly, — the expert emphasizes.
Here are some more useful properties of this drink:
- Strengthens blood vessels;
- Helps the kidneys;
- Improves vision;
- Strengthens the immune system;
- Improves brain function due to potassium;
- Eliminates the first symptoms of angina.
However, you need to know about several disadvantages of water with lemon. For example, such a drink can increase the acidity. Therefore, as soon as heartburn, stomach pains, cramps make themselves felt, immediately reduce the amount of lemon, switch to clean water. In addition, lemon juice can destroy tooth enamel.
Some people are better off not drinking lemon water. For example, it can harm stomach ulcers, gastritis, heartburn, increased acidity.