Crazy For Lemons?

Lemon water is a great drink to add into your daily routine. It’s cheap, easy and has many health benefits most of us don’t even know about. Lemons are loaded with nutrients our body needs. Here’s a secret, one cup of fresh lemon juice provides 187% of your daily recommended serving of vitamin C! Lemon juice is also rich in potassium, magnesium and copper.

Some health benefits of lemon water:

Aids in digestion

Aids in detoxification

Rejuvenates skin and heals the body

When consumed first thing in the morning, it helps with bad breath!

Can aid in weight loss

Boosts energy and mood

The history of lemons is interesting as well. Until about the 10th century, lemons were used mainly as decorative plants. The Crusades in the 11th century brought the plant into Europe and it made its first appearance in the New World in the late 1400s. Lemons and other vitamin C-rich fruits were particularly treasured for their ability to ward off scurvy. Today the main producers of lemons include Italy, Greece, Spain, Turkey and the US.

Lemons aren’t only good for your health but they have other uses around the household too! Lemons can deodorize your kitchen naturally, so say goodbye to all those harsh chemicals! Lemon essential oil can be used in a mixture for natural teeth whitening or even a natural face wash. Who would have known lemons are so useful!

Dr. Axe Food is Medicine. “The Benefits of Lemon Water: Detox Your Body and Skin” Dr. John Axe. <>

Health Ambition. “The Many Health Benefits of Lemon Water” Jim Dillan. <>


May 31, 2016 · by  · in Clinic News · Tags:

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