By Ilana Kalman

There are some things which I make sure my morning routine, when drinking a glass of warm lemon water is one of them. The last six months I changed the habit of drinking coffee has yet to leave the house this simple drink gulp, who made me a huge change in terms of health and energy. The health benefits of lemon juice have been known for centuries, thanks to the nutrients such as citric acid, magnesium, vitamin C, flavoring, pectin and D-limousine, and you are invited to learn how to prepare this delicious drink and make the most of it.

How to prepare the drink?
To prepare yourself the perfect glass of lemon juice with warm water filtered. Cold water should be avoided, since for Aicolm body requires more energy. It is also advisable to drink the drink with a straw to minimize his contact with the teeth, which after brushing in the morning to be more susceptible to acid having it. I used to squeeze half a lemon with a glass of water and drink the drink after I wake up, before eating breakfast. Some people add a cup of the grated rind of lemon, which helps to boost the health drink on morning.

Beyond being a great flavor drink, lemon has 8 important health benefits

1. helps improve digestive processes
Whose atomic structure is similar to that of lemon in our saliva and hydrogen chloride acid in our digestive juices. In addition, they encourage the liver to produce bile, which is liquid takes digestion. Lemons themselves have a high amount of vitamins and minerals that help get rid of toxins through the gastrointestinal tract, and help prevent symptoms such as heartburn, belching and bloating. The medical organization “American Cancer Society” even recommend the lemon water for cancer patients to stimulate their bowel movement.


2. cleanses the body of toxins
Research findings show that lemon water help flush out all the unwanted substances in our body, thanks to the fact that they increase the amount of urine the body produces. When toxins are excreted from the body more rapidly, our urinary tract health are maintained more. In addition, citric acid in lemon helps to maximize the functions of enzymes that stimulate the liver, which also helps filtering and removal of toxins from the body.

3. Improves the immune system
It’s no secret that lemons have a high amount of vitamin C, which is needed to fight diseases such as influenza. Vitamin D has anti-inflammatory effects, and supports and complements treatments for asthma and the symptoms of many respiratory problems. In addition, it enhances the absorption of iron in the blood, which is also important for the immune system. Moreover, you will also find the lemon water sapping, which has antimicrobial qualities that help keep the flu and colds, in addition to a high amount of potassium, which stimulates the activity of the brain and nerves and helps control blood pressure.

4. pH balance of the body
Lemons are the best foods alkaline diet, which eat mostly foods positively affect the pH of body fluids, and is designed to prevent chronic diseases. Although lemons are acidic, they behave in the body as food Alkalinity, and the citric acid cycle does not create acidity in their body as soon as it enters the process of metabolism.

Because drinking warm lemon water every morning helps reduce the overall acidity in the body, including uric acid, it helps fight the appearance of gout disease which causes the buildup of uric acid in the joints and the kidneys, a condition that leads to arthritis and kidney stones.

5. cleans the skin
Vitamin C and antioxidants in the lemon water help reduce wrinkles and skin blemishes, as well as fighting free-radical damage. Vitamin C is essential for the skin to shine, while the alkaline character of lemon kills the bacteria that causes acne type. Since lemon sky rid of toxins that accumulate in the blood, they actually help to keep your skin clean from the inside out.


6. provides fluid into the lymphatic system
Who lemon lukewarm support function of the body, by replacing fluids lost it during the night. When your body is clean liquids you may experience side effects of fatigue, decreased immune function, constipation, lack of energy, high blood pressure or low, lack of mental clarity and stress. By drinking beverages like coffee you dehydrate the body, beyond those that it will provide lemon natural energy and Iscc his system.

7. Helps Weight Loss
Lemon has a high amount of fiber and pectin, which help fight hunger and urges sweet foods. Research findings showed that people on a diet did lose weight Alkliinim faster, and many indicated that they suffer less from dealing with the desire to eat sweet foods.

8. provides the many advantages of lemon peel oils
Essential oils are lemon peel whole topic can be discussed, but we will focus on the benefits of tested and proven research. There are thousands of studies on essential oils, and those that focus on a lemon you will find more than 500. One of the important advantages that arise from them is the ability of the lemon oils to fight and protect the body from bacteria and fungi, and you must also know their ability to prevent vomiting and nausea, which was found to be effective especially for pregnant women. In a study on the subject found that pregnant women who consumed lemons nausea and vomiting were reduced by 33% in relation to the study group received placebo for 4 days. Another study Food Technology Research Center, “the US, found that Grinning, essential oils of lemon, helping to prevent situations of diabetic neureopathy. Other studies have found that it reduces damage to the sciatic nerve, which starts spinal lumbar vertebra and reaches the foot. Therefore it is recommended to add the grated lemon peel drink this wonderful morning.