But First Coffee.. No, Hot Water + Lemon

If a cup of coffee, is what you rely on in the morning to kick start your day then its time to ditch the caffeine, (until later in the morning) and try something new. Reported by numerous articles as a chosen fave by some of our hottest celeb slaybabes , (think Beyonce, Giselle Bundchen, Jennifer Aniston, to name but a few) , a cup of warm water+lemon will not only hydrate your body, but has reportedly tons of health benefits too.

Such as helping with clearer skin, freshens breath and helps with oral health, helps with weigh loss, is anti-aging and reduce joint and muscle pain.

Moreover it’s a great way to help set you up for a day of making healthy eating choices as you get on the grind. As a new devotee here is 5 more benefits of switching to warm water + lemon in the morning.

1. Enhances your mood and Energise you

As a natural energiser lemon hydrates and oxygenate the body so it feels revitalised and refreshed.

2. Boost your immune system

Lemons are high in Vitamin C , an anti-oxidant which helps to ward off colds. They are also high in potassium which stimulates brain and nerve functions and anti-inflammatory.

3. Cleanses Your System

As a Diuretic lemon juice helps flush out unwanted materials and toxins from the body which helps in keeping your urinary track healthy.

4. Balances pH Levels

Drinking lemon water everyday will help reduce the overall acidity in the body, despite containing citric acid it actually helps to reduce acidity as it is easily metabolize once inside the body and helps to alkalize the blood.

5. Aids in digestion

By flushing out the body and increasing the rate of urination it encourages the liver to produce bile an acid that is needed for digestion and thereby regulating natural bowel movement.

How to make: It couldn’t be simpler to make. Just squeeze or add thinly slices of freshly cut organic lemon in a cup of warm water and allow to steep for a while before drinking. * For extra taste try adding some mint*.


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