Not only are lemons refreshing, but they also have amazing health benefits! They are antibacterial immune system boosting little yellow balls of joy. In order to reap the amazing benefits of lemon, squeeze ½ a lemon into a glass of lukewarm water and drink it before you start your day. Here is all the good you will be doing for your body:
- Detox: Lemon juice actually flushes the toxins from your body! The citric acid helps maximize your enzyme function, which in turn stimulates the liver and helps with detoxification.
- Clears skin: The antioxidants and vitamin C in lemon juice help decrease wrinkles and blemishes and also promote healthy skin by killing bacteria with its alkaline nature. It literally helps clear skin from the inside out!
- Enhances mood: We all know that we receive our energy from the foods we eat and the molecules in them. Lemons provide your body with energy and the cent also enhances your mood and energizes you!
- Freshens breath: Morning breath is a curse! Not only does lemon juice help to combat bad breath, it also helps prevent gingivitis!
I don’t know about you, but I am ready to add a cup of warm lemon water to my morning routine!