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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Don't Just Drink Water -- Drink Lemon Water For These 5 Health Benefits

We all know that drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day keeps us hydrated. Food provides only about 20 percent of the water we need every day to flush toxins out of vital organs and carry nutrients to our cells, according to The Mayo Clinic. But, adding a little lemon to your water can increase these benefits even more.

5 benefits of adding lemon to your water

  • Digestion: Lemon aids in the digestion of food.
  • Weight loss: Lemon helps in weight loss by curbing the appetite.
  • Immune system: Lemon helps increase your immune system which helps fight off infections.
  • Energy: A little lemon can boost your energy level which will also help fight against depression and anxiety.
  • Anti-cancer: The National Institutes of Health states their research shows that citrus limonoids can inhibit the development of cancerous tumors.

Other benefits

Other benefits of adding lemon to your drinking water include reducing fevers, freshening breath, aiding respiratory problems, and clearing your skin.

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