5 Benefits of Lemon Water

There is a lot of information about lemon water. Which are the facts? Let's check it.

Drinking lemon water is how many people start their day. Lemon water has many health benefits. I will show you which of them are confirmed by scientific research and which are only myths repeated often.

  • It Supports Weight Loss

Drinking lemon water inhibits weight gain and the accumulation of body fat. Drinking lemon water is also a good way to feel full, which will make you eat snacks less.

  • Vitamin C

Lemon is not the best source of vitamin C, but one glass can cover up to 25% of your daily vitamin C intake. In addition, vitamin C is involved in the production of collagen. Collagen provides elasticity to the skin and blood vessels.

  • Lemon Water Helps Get Rid of Kidney Stones

Low dietary calcium increases the risk of developing kidney stones. Consuming lemon water prevents stone formation because it increases urine volume and it is high in potassium and citric acid.

  • Antioxidants

Lemon water contains antioxidants such as vitamin C. What are they doing? For example, they slow down the aging process. Besides, vitamin c prevents the formation of free radicals and protects DNA from mutations.

  • Fresh Breath

Are you afraid to open your mouth because you have bad breath? Water with lemon makes our breath fresh. This is good news for onion lovers.

Lemon water can damage your teeth enamel with time.

  • Simply squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a glass of water and stir.

  • Avoid brushing your teeth for 60 minutes after drinking lemon water.

  • Drink lemon water with a straw.

Read more:

  1. Does short-term lemon honey juice fasting have effect on lipid profile and body composition in healthy individuals?

  2. Lemon Polyphenols Suppress Diet-induced Obesity by Up-Regulation of mRNA Levels of the Enzymes Involved in β-Oxidation in Mouse White Adipose Tissue

  3. Medical and Dietary Therapy for Kidney Stone Prevention

  4. Citrus limon (Lemon) Phenomenon—A Review of the Chemistry, Pharmacological Properties, Applications in the Modern Pharmaceutical, Food, and Cosmetics Industries, and Biotechnological Studies