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Why introduce lemons into your life

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I love Lemons

I Use lemon to flavour foods, use them in my beauty routine.  I also drink serveral glasses of lemon water a day.  I squeeze ½ fresh lemon in a glass of warm water. It is recommended to use organic lemon, not bottled one.  Drink the water right away. I do this first thing in the morning, before breakfast. They are just not rich in vitamin C but also magnesium and potassium.

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Some of the attributes of lemons

Cleanses Your System and is a Diuretic

Being an antiseptic acid, lemon juice has the ability to cleanse your entire system, flushing out all harmful chemicals andtoxins. As it increases urination to flush all toxins, it helps in normal bowel movement. In addition, lemon water helps in increasing the production of enzymes that stimulate liver detoxification function.

Clears Skin

According to many studies, lemon contains antioxidants that help in compensating dead skin cells. It also heals blemishes, and fights any free radical that could potentially harm the skin. Finally, it helps in the fight against bacteria that cause acne, it revitalizes the damaged ski, it delays the process of aging and it leads to youthful and more glowing skin.

Boosts Your Immune System

It is a well-known fact that lemon is one of the best sources of vitamin C. As a result, it increases immune system resistance to diseases and it helps in fighting common colds. It is rich in potassium as well, a mineral that helps in controlling blood pressure levels. 

Thanks to its high vitamin C or ascorbic acid content, it provides anti-inflammatory properties. This is really important because it helps in the treatment of various respiratory issues and it lessens asthma attacks.

Balances pH levels

We already know that citric and ascorbic acid helps to alkalize the blood. Lemons contain both of them, and as a result they have the ability to balance the acidity in the body. According to many studies, when the body`s pH is acidic is the time when disease occur. Regular consumption of lemon water can regulate the acidity in the body and thus, prevent diseases such as uric acid.

Hydrates Your Lymph System

The lymph system has a huge role in our body’s immune system. It the body is dehydrated, you will notice the symptoms of sluggishness, tiredness and a drop in the immune system, leading to low/high blood pressure, constipation, stress, low energy level, unfocused mind, and bad sleep. Drinking several glasses of  lemon water compensates, hydrates, and replaces the lost fluids in the body, leading to prevention of the aforementioned conditions.

Anti-Cancer Agent

First of all, lemons are rich in antioxidant that delay the process of aging, thus reduce the risk of cancer cells. Moreover, it s a good neutralizer acid which prevents acidic environment, the one in which cancer cells grow and multiply.

Promotes Healing

As mentioned above, lemon water has the ability to heal scars and blemishes. Besides that, it helps in healing and maintaining healthy tissues, cartilages and bones.

Helps in Weight Loss

Lemon is a great ingredient when it comes to dieting and weight loss process because it contains pectin, a set of polysaccharides with gel-properties, a fiber helping fight cravings for food. According to a research, people who follow an alkaline diet tend to lose weight much faster.

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Promotes Better Digestion

Lemon juice produces citric acids which are good for the entire digestive system and help in cramps and stomach pain. Finally, lemon water cleanses the liver and by doing so, it promotes more bile production. The bile is an acid which is essential for good digestion. Being an antiseptic acid, the lemon helps cleanse and flush out toxins in the digestive tract. Finally, it relieves indigestion issues, such as belching, bloating and heartburn.

Freshens Breath

The lemon is a citrus fruit that is very refreshing and it gives a freshly scent. It relieves the symptoms of gingivitis and toothaches. It is recommended to rinse the mouth with clean, purified water after consuming lemon water.

Energizes and Enhances Your Mood

It is a well-known fact that vitamin C is great mood enhancer. As lemon is rich in vitamin C and important micronutrients, it has the ability to reduce fatigue, depression, stress, anxiety and it helps our mood to be more positive.