Lemon! It might look small but it is packed with several qualities, some of which we aware of. Also, some of us, prefer to start our day with lemon water instead of coffee/tea.
Here are some benefits and facts about lemon water which you should know.
- Promotes Hydration
All of us know that water is the best beverage for hydration but drinking plain water all day sometimes become boring. Adding lemon enhances the taste of water which may help you to drink to more water throughout the day.
2. Supports Weight Loss
It’s just that lemon water tastes good which helps us to drink more water all day. Hence, it makes us feel full and restrain us from binge eating. Also, from my personal experience, drinking warm or hot water after eating oily/greasy good helps to get rid of bad fat.
3. Good Source of Vitamin C
Lemon is a citrus fruit so that makes it a good source of vitamin C. And, vitamin C may help to reduce the risk of lower blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
4. Improves Skin Quality
Since, lemon is a good source of vitamin C so it may help to reduce dry skin from aging, skin wrinkling and damage from the sun. Adding lemon water in your diet will make you feel fresh throughout the day.
5. Helps in Digestion
Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning helps to prevent constipation which allows you to digest food more easily.
6. Freshens Breath
Nobody likes to have bad breath especially after eating foods with strong flavor of onion and garlic. So, lemon water will definitely help you to get rid of it.
Lemon water also helps to prevent dry mouth after waking up in the morning because of the bacteria developed. So, drinking lemon water first thing in the morning will prevent you from bad breath.
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