We are all aware of the health benefits of lemon. Many of us have a morning ritual and consume the lemon as a combination with water. It is incredibly refreshing, boost your metabolism, and give you the needed energy for all day.
Lemon is packed with magnesium, copper, and potassium. Furthermore, it is an amazing source of vitamin C. A single cup of fresh lemon juice contains 187% of vitamin C, which is the recommended daily serving.
Still, you must pay attention of how you serve and drink lemon water. There is one common mistake that most people make when they’re enjoying a glass of lemon water. The lemon peel is one of the most nutritious parts of the whole fruit.
Your normal routine would probably be: slicing the lemon, squeezing the juice into a bottle and adding some hot or ice water. This is actually the wrong way.
Today, we will present you the right way of preparing the lemon water:
-Take out a couple of fresh, preferably organic lemons.
-Slice them as thin or thick as you like.
-Squeeze some of the sliced lemons into the water but not all.
-Grate some of the zest of these squeezed slices into your drink.
-Place the remaining un-squeezed slices in your blender bottle, mug, or travel cup.
-Fill to the brim with either boiling hot, or ice cold water.
-Now you can enjoy in your drink!
How does lemon water help?
– Lemon water aids digestion by balancing the acidity in our stomachs.
– It helps absorb food.
– It can store insulin.
Lemon water boosts your metabolism. Have it first thing in the morning to give your GI tract the push it needs. It eases constipation and gets rid of fluid retention.
Plus, all that Vitamin C will boost your immune system and cleanse your system.
Try it. Make lemon water today.