A simple and effective remedy. Consuming water mixed with lemon, in addition to being refreshing, can help maintain your health inexpensively.
Note that it is preferable to prepare it yourself by squeezing lemons, the lemon water sold in stores having been heated at high temperature to kill germs, which has reduced the virtues of the lemon.
BOOSTS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Lemon is one of the foods richest in vitamin C. A single fruit covers a third of our daily needs.
Vitamin C protects against cellular aging, improves the assimilation of iron of plant origin, prevents deficiencies and related diseases such as scurvy, and helps fight against the onset of cardiovascular diseases, certain cancers, cataracts or neurodegenerative diseases.
Vitamin C also helps in the renewal and functioning of certain white blood cells, improving the functioning of the immune system.
Citric acid stimulates the secretion of bile in the liver, allowing better digestion. And the fibers in lemon also improve intestinal transit.
HELPS WEIGHT LOSS
Drinking a glass of lukewarm lemon water each morning can help when trying to lose weight. The thermogenic virtues of this drink make it possible to accelerate the burning of fats.
The antiseptic properties of lemon help fight infections. A good toddy, or lemon water mixed with a little honey, is thus an effective natural remedy in case of a condition flu-like.
The astringent virtues of lemon juice make it possible to fight against diarrhea, or to prevent gastroenteritis. To drink every evening before going to bed.
ELIMINATES KIDNEY CALCULATIONS
Good hydration is essential to prevent kidney stones. And lemon water, thanks to the citric acid it contains, makes the pH of the urine more alkaline and thus reduces the formation of stones.
HELPS KEEP BREATH FRESH
A natural mouthwash with lemon water eliminates bacteria that cause bad breath.
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