Lemon water makes regular water seem so bland. But not only does it taste better it has health benefits too. So I hope to outline some benefits of drinking lemon water and some tips as well.
I have other great ideas on making water taste better found here, How To Make Distilled Water Taste Better.
Why I Started Drinking Lemon Water Daily
When I was diagnosed with a kidney disease the small voice inside of me said to drink lemon water. So, I listened and acted. Partly because after being diagnosed I was completely scared and willing to do anything to help myself. As it came out of nowhere, as I was diagnosed with a genetic kidney disease. So, I was the first person to find out I had this out of my family, others later found out they had it too.
Now each person is different and I just followed what I felt was right for me. Later I found out my Dad also around the same time started drinking lemon water because he also had a feeling to do so.
I’ve been drinking this for over ten years and I feel great and little to no problems. Knock on wood! That doesn’t mean I think it has solved my kidney issues, I know it hasn’t but I believe it has helped.
- Hydration – Makes drinking more water easier, as it flavors the water and increases taste.
- Decent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C prevents many modern diseases.
- Some Japanese studies have shown lemon juice has been shown to lower blood pressure.
- Boost Immunity.
- Good at flushing toxins. ASs the lemon enhances enzyme function and as a result, stimulates your liver.
- Great source of potassium.
- Aids in digestion.
- A quick and gentle energy boost without any jitters.
- Weight loss – Help avoid sugary drinks.
Wash Your Lemons!
Always was the outside of the lemon before slicing them, if you are using the rind to add to water. This helps to removes chemicals and contaminants. Many restaurants and bars skip this step and who knows what is on the rind when they put it into your drink. You can always ask prior to drinking.
Add Lemons More Easily To Your Life
Fresh lemons are always the best option, but not always easily accessible. Don’t worry problem solved!
The next best thing to fresh lemon is a company called True Lemon. This really is an amazing product!
What True Lemon sells is packets of crystallized citrus products with nothing added. They have all the citrus, lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, and a bunch of different lemonade flavors too. These packets are the size of sugar packets and can be easily mixed with water at home or on the go in a water bottle. These packets can easily be taken to work in purses or lunch boxes.
Nothing is added artificial to the packets just lemons and lemon oil. That’s it. Plus it taste great. It taste better than the bottle lemon juice you buy in the stores. Many chefs use these for cooking because fresh lemons aren’t always available seasonally.
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