In order to have a quality life, we must start our day properly. Recently, one of the most popular things people do is they drink warm lemon water. Lemon water doesn’t just quench thirst better than any other drink – it provides our bodies with plenty of vitamins, minerals, and vital trace elements. It’s also a great energy booster for when we wake up first thing in the morning as our tissues are dehydrated and in desperate need of fluid to push out toxins.
Probably all of you are familiar with the benefits of drinking warm lemon water on an empty stomach right after you wake up in the morning. However, today’s article will show you another way to use lemon and its health benefits.
Below you can find major benefits of using a whole lemon including its peel.
PREVENT AND FIGHT AGAINST CANCER
Several studies have found that cancer cannot thrive in an environment that is rich with alkaline – a substance prevalent in lemon. Additionally, this substance has the ability to fights against the already developed abnormal cancer cells in the body.
IMPROVE BONE HEALTH
Drinking lemon water regularly can help to remove overall acidity in the body, including uric acid in the joints, which is one of the primary causes of pain and inflammation.
PROTECT HEART HEALTH
Research has shown that eating fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. However, it’s not only the vitamin C that is thought to be good for your heart. The fiber and plant compounds in lemons could also significantly lower some risk factors for heart disease.
Here’s the incredible recipe:
20 Oz. of water
First, slice up the 6 lemons in half and include them to the 20 oz. of water in a pot;
Boil the water for 3 minutes;
Leave the pot to cool down for 10– 15 minutes;
Eliminate the lemons and the pulp from the water;
Drink the hot lemon water in a teacup;
Include the remainder of the warm lemon water in a glass bottle for later usage.
Consume this beverage right after you wake up in the morning, on an empty stomach and enjoy all of its remarkable benefits!