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Water, water, water, you hear it all the time, and I know it is true, and everything about it, but I do not like water, I do not like it Sam I am. I know I need to drink it, and more of it. So, I bought a new pitcher, and dedicated it to lemon water, Water is bland, and I don't care what they say, leaves me feeling empty. But add some lemons to it, and it tastes cool, and refreshing.
Plus there are a lot of health benefits to drinking lemon water. Not only do I get the water my body needs, but it gets a whole lot more also. Here is a list of the benefits your body and mine receives from drinking lemon water.
Cleanse your system
Aids in various stomach issues
Stimulates the liver
Aids in weight loss
Builds the immune system up
Great for the skin
Great for your teeth, rub on bleeding gums to stop bleeding, or tooth ache for pain relief
Aids in controlling high blood pressure
Good for the respiratory system
Great for sore throats
Natural blood purifier
Blood sugar stabilizer
Fights bad breath
Regulates the metabolism and absorbs sugar
Aids in the absorption of calcium
Full of vitamin C
It is said that drinking a warm glass of lemon juice first thing in the morning is a great way to start the day, and aids in the weight loss process. While drinking warm lemon water appears to be the best way to drink it, I like it cold, very cold.
My pitcher holds one gallon, if you can find organic lemons great for you. I get mine at the local produce store, be sure to take a vegetable brush and scrub under hot water to remove any pesticides. I like to use the whole lemon in my water, I feel you get more of the vitamins and minerals which are also contained in the rind. I wash two lemons and slice them up, stick them in the water, add some ice, and into the fridge it goes. When I drink it I add ice to my cup, I am so glad I received this revelation, now I am drinking water.
So, when life hands you lemons, skip the lemonade and make lemon water.
If you drink lemon water, what health benefits have you seen?
After reading this will join me in drinking lemon water?