Most of the people start the day with lemon water. Lemons are extremely healthy fruits full of beneficial nutrients such as Vitamin B, Vitamin C, protein, flavanoids, phosphorus, carbohydrates, volatile natural oils, antioxidants and potassium.
The lemon juice is also packed with strong antiviral, immune-building, anti-bacterial properties and beneficial bioflavanoids, limonene, pectin, citric acidity, calcium, magnesium and many vitamins.
Health Profile of Lemon
Lemon juice is extremely effective in boosting immunity and abolishing bacterial infections, due to its attributes.
The consumption of warm lemon water will help you burn the excess pounds, improve your metabolism, alkalize your body, assist in digestive functions, eliminate waste and toxins from the body. A cup of lemon juice has 187% from the recommended daily dose for vitamin C.
However, many people make 1 mistake while preparing this extremely healthy beverage. In fact, we do not use the most nutritious part of the lemon – the peel! We usually squeeze the lemon and add the juice in warm or cold water. In order to reach all the advantages of this amazing fruit, you should prepare lemon water on this way:
Perfect Lemon Water
Cut 2 lemons in pieces, squeeze some pieces in the water and then grate the peel that you squeeze the juice from. The next thing you should do is to place the slice in a cup and then pour some warm water.
Furthermore, lemon water decreases the retention of water, pushes the actual GI system to move faster and boosts the process of digestion.
These healthy habits can do wonders to your overall health. But, DO NOT FORGET TO USE THE PEEL OF THE LEMON!