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Benefits Of The Lemon Water Diet

The Lemon Water Diet is popular for helping its followers lose weight. Celebrities such as Beyonce, Heidi Kulm and Jennifer Aniston are just a few that are fans of the lemon diet. But the diet is a lot more than just a weight lost program, it’s a cleansing detox that has a few more benefits for your overall health. Read Lose Weight in 7 Days with Lemon Diet for the Diet Plan.

TIP: Use purified water at lukewarm temperatures, not scalding hot. Avoid cold water as it would be it would be a lot for your body to process and takes up more energy. Always use fresh lemons, organic is preferable. Squeeze ½ a lemon with each glass and drink it down before eating anything.

Cleanses Your System

Lemon juice will increase the rate of urination in the body and as such will help flush out unwanted materials. Citric acid in lemons promotes enzyme function which stimulates the liver and aids detoxification. Toxic are released at faster and helps to keep you healthier.

Boost Immune System

Lemons have Vitamin C and Potassium. The Vitamin C found in lemons are great for fighting off colds and demonstrates anti-inflammatory effects as well as helps to enhance iron absorption. Potassium helps control blood pressure and lemons also reduce the amount of phlegm produced in the body.

Reduces Appetite

Pectin a soluble fiber often found in citrus fruits creates a feeling of fullness that helps stave off hunger. As such you will be less likely to eat small snacks throughout the day or make poor food choices.

Promotes Healing

Ascorbic acid, Vitamin C promotes wound healing in the body, and is important to maintain healthy bones, tissue and cartilage. The Vitamin C also helps with inflammation in the body.

Freshens Breath

Lemon juice can help with bad breath; the antiseptic qualities will help to kill off bad bacteria in the mouth acting as disinfectant.  Lemon juice is also much healthier than Coffee for you morning wake up beverage.

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