12 Mai Daily Rituals: Start your day with Warm Lemon Water
And here is why – to name a few:
Hydrates the body: Water and lemon nourishes and hydrates the body first thing in the morning. Lemon contain electrolytes, such as potassium, magnesium and calcium. Electrolytes are important for hydration, muscle function and they help cells generate energy.
Aids digestion: Drinking warm water helps to calm and flush the digestive system and rehydrate the body. The digestive qualities of lemon juice can also help soothe indigestion and bloating.
Helps a natural flush: Drinking enough water first thing in the morning pushes out toxins, rejuvenates the cells and can help a natural body flush for a happy liver and lymph system.
Boosts the immune system & repairs skin: Lemon contain Vitamin C and is a powerful antioxidant, it protects the body from free radicals, strengthens the immune system and helps calm inflammation in the body.
Vitamin C It is needed for collagen production for healthy skin.
It also increases the absorption of iron, an important nutrient for a healthy immune system and healthy cells, skin and nails.
Alkalizes the body: Lemons are one of the most alkalizing foods. Too much acidity in the body can be inflammatory and cause fatigue, lack of energy and headaches.
Calms the nervous system:
Lemon contain high levels of potassium which can aid brain and nerve functioning and ward off anxiety and depression, which can be the result of low levels of potassium.
The list of benefits seems endless. Add lemon water to your life for a simple change for your health.
Notes: Drink your water warm or at room temperature. If you boil water, let it cool down to warm. Squeeze juice of half lemon into one glass of water. Enjoy and feel the benefits.