Benefits of drinking water with lemon juice
4 years ago I had an MRI performed of my lower abdomen. The doctor told me I had a 2 millimeter kidney stone about to drop at any time. Going against "modern medicine" the doctor told me to go home and drink Lemon water to help break down the kidney stone. So I went home and did exactly that.
I stopped by the grocery store and picked up a bag full of lemons, juiced them, mixed the juice in water, and drank it. I continued drinking lemon juice for 2 years every day. The kidney stone is gone!
Lemon water has many health benefits making it one of the biggest super foods available. For centuries Lemon juice has been used aid in many ailments. Here is a list of a few..
High Blood Pressure: Drinking lemon juice is helpful for people suffering from heart problems, because it contains potassium. It controls high blood pressure, dizziness, and nausea, because it provides a calming sensation to both the mind and body. It is commonly employed to reduce mental stress and depression.
Fever: Lemon juice can treat a person who is suffering from a cold, flu or fever. It helps to break fevers by increasing perspiration.
Sore Throat/Infections: Lemon is an excellent fruit that fights against problems related to throat infections, due to its well-known antibacterial properties.
Prevent Kidney Stones: Drinking one half-cup of lemon juice every day raises citrate levels in the urine. Studies have shown that this could protect against calcium stones in the kidney.
Immune Boost: Lemon Juice is very high in vitamin C and anti-oxidents to strengthen your immune system.
Balance Ph Level: While lemons may seem quite acidic, they're a surprisingly good source of an alkaline food that can help balance your body's pH.
Support Weight Loss:Beyond the old notion that the Master Cleanse was the only way lemons could help you lose weight, new studies have shown the ways lemon juice supports your goals. Lemon juice contains pectin, a soluble fiber that has been shown to aid in weight-loss struggles..
References: OrganicFacts Popsugar