A good morning starts with whatever you fit in it, as according to your routine. While some opt to go for a morning workout [jogging, sit-ups etc], others do none of that. But whether you do this or not, having a glass of warm water with lemon can do really great things for your life.
It is the one thing you can effortlessly add to your daily routine and reap really tremendous results for your health; body and skin.
For The Skin
Lemon is a great source of vitamin C, Vitamin A, Beta-carotene, Folate, Calcium, Potassium, and many other valuable minerals. Feed your skin with this great deal of vitamins by making it a point to drink a glass of lemonade first thing in the morning.
This fruit contains Folate or Folic Acid which helps eliminate toxins from your body to help it prevent acne and give your skin a natural glow. Vitamin C found in lemons helps reduce skin wrinkling, dry skin from aging and damage from the sun. If your skin loses moisture it becomes dry and prone to wrinkles.
Against Bacterial Infections
Nutritionists also urge that drinking lemon with warm water every morning helps in maintaining the PH balance of the body and also fight infections with its powerful antibacterial properties contained in the fruit.
Lemons are also good for dental health as it helps with toothache.
Lemons also act as a detoxifying agent and helps in maintaining digestive health. It acts as a cleanser of the liver to flush out toxins and also increases the metabolic rate.
Fights Respiratory Tract Infections And Joint/Muscle Pains
Lemons also go ahead and fight against respiratory tract infections, sour throat and inflammations of tonsils.
Drinking lemon water also helps reduce joint pain and muscle pain.
It Freshens Breath
Drinking a glass of lemon water in the morning and after meals Is a strong remedy for getting rid of bad breath from your mouth, this can be caused by eating foods with strong smells such as garlic, onions or fish. Lemons help situmulate saliva and water also helps prevent a dry mouth.
Making it a point to drink lemon water in the morning can also help especially if you want to lose some weight. Research has it that poly-phenol antioxidants found in lemons significantly reduces weight gain.
How To Make Lemon Water.
When making lemon water always use fresh lemons, squeeze half a lemon into a jar of warm or cold water. You can as well add a flavor, if you will; things like a slice of fresh ginger, a dash of cinnamon, a sprinkle of turmeric or maybe a little bit of honey.
You can also add other fresh citrus fruits like oranges, tangerine. But cucumber slices can also do the trick to your lemon water.
You can keep this in your refrigerator [or a cool dry place] if you have made enough and can drink throughout the day. For to gain optimally of the lemon water you need to drink it consistently.
And especially remember to start your day with a glass.