Once Upon A Lemon

The Secret Lemon Tip

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One of the best things we can do for our bodies!! Grab a cup of steaming water… and squeeze a half of lemon. Why you ask….

Benefits of Lemon Water

1. Gives our immune system a boost.

Vitamin C is like our immune system’s jumper cables… and lemon juice is loaded with it!.The level of vitamin C in our system…. is one of the first things to plummet when we are stressed, which is why experts recommended extra vitamin C during especially stressful days.

2. Excellent source of potassium.

Lemons are high in potassium, which is great for heart health, as well as brain and nerve function.

3. Aids digestion.

Lemon juice not only encourages healthy digestion by loosening toxins in our digestive tract, it helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, burping, and bloating.

4. Cleanses your system.

It helps flush out the toxins in your body by enhancing enzyme function, stimulating your liver.

5. Keeps your skin blemish-free.

The antioxidants in lemon juice help to not only decrease pimples, but wrinkles too! It can also be applied to scars and age spots to reduce their appearance…. and because it’s detoxifying our blood, it will help maintain our skin’s radiance.

6. Helps you lose weight.

Lemons contain pectin fiber…which helps us fight hunger cravings.

7. Reduces inflammation.

Drinking lemon water on a regular basis, it will decrease the acidity in our body, which is where disease states occur. It removes uric acid in our joints…. which is one of the main causes of inflammation.

Drink your hot lemon water daily!!

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7 thoughts on Once Upon A Lemon

  1. I agree lemon has a lot of properties, knowing more about it encourage me to have it on my diet every day.”!!!!! 🙂

  2. I agree lemon has a lot of properties, knowing more about it encourage me to have it on my diet every day.

  3. Although I was aware of most of your 7 points above, I didn’t know to such clarity, thank you laura I enjoyed reading them.

    Another you may enjoy to know, my darling 90 year old mum has the most beautiful nails and she always keeps by the kitchen sink a used lemon skin to the very end…reminding herself to rub her nails in it’s flesh after working in the kitchen to brighten them. Mum always uses gloves though, but she never misses a day attending to her nail brightening moment before the lemon is completely discarded.
    Just thought you’d enjoy a number 8 to your wonderful list of how useful lemons are to us both in health and beauty:-)

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