12 Almost Unbelievable And Outrageous Benefits Of Lemon Water

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You might have heard a great deal of talk on Facebook and other social media sites about the wonders of drinking lemon water in the morning and wondered what all the fuss was about. Perhaps you don’t believe most of the “hype” that you have heard surrounding the lemon water phenomenon.

We don’t blame you. There is so much misinformation out there that it’s easy to want to just dismiss stories like this. We are using this article to sift through the junk and the hype and tell you the truth about the health benefits of drinking lemon water.

There truly are at least 12 unbelievable health benefits you can get from drinking lemon water. Keep reading and find out the truth about this incredibly health drink that has so much to offer us, it’s almost unbelievable.


1. Cleanses the Body

Lemon water will stimulate the liver to produce more bile, which will improve your body’s natural detoxification system. When the liver works better, the body is cleansed of toxins and other types of harmful agents.


2. Improves the Digestion

There are several compounds in lemons which stimulate the liver to produce more bile; this will lead to an improved digestion. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach will result in much lower levels of indigestion, bloating, belching, and heartburn. Lemon water will also prevent constipation by smoothing out the overall function of the bowels. Even the American Cancer Society recommends drinking lemon water to those with cancer to help stimulate bowel movements. If you suffer from constipation, digestive problems, or even chronic indigestion, drinking a glass of lemon with water in the morning will go a long way towards relieving those types of problems.


3. Reduces Inflammation

Although lemons are acidic by nature, they turn alkaline once consumed. By drinking lemon water regularly, you will help to lower the acidity of the body. Cancer and other disease start in and thrive in an acidic environment. Drinking lemon water will also help your body remove uric acid from the joints, which is one of the main causes of gout and the inflammation that causes arthritis.

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