WEB DESK: We have heard about magical lemon flavored water and its wonderful effects on skin and weight hardly anyone knows that lemon water actually does more than that. It not just keeps you hydrated but is fruitful for live and liver as well.
Its further crazy health benefits are given below:
It may boost metabolism
Add lemon water to your morning and you will be proud on your decision. Drinking it will help you in maintaining healthy weight and will keep you active all day. A registered dietician and an author of ‘Belly Fat Diet For Dummies’, Erin Palinski-Wade says,“Staying hydrated and drinking ice-cold water has been shown to provide a metabolism boost” adding,“Aim to drink at least three cups per day to help fire up your metabolism while providing a feeling of fullness that may help you to eat less.” She further says,”Chilling it may provide an even greater metabolism boost as the body needs to warm the water to body temperature during digestion.”
It helps prevent kidney stones
Kidney stones are horrible but since drinking lemon flavored keeps you hydrated, it may flush out your kidneys and prevent from stones too. According to Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, medical director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Enterprise,”Some kidney stones result from precipitation of calcium salts” adding, “Acidification of the aqueous—or watery—environment in which this occurs is thought to reduce the likelihood of precipitation, and therefore prevent the formation of some stones. Purely a chemical reaction.”
It may help liver function
Keeping yourself hydrated is essential as it impacts on almost of your body organs. As Palinski-Wade says,”Boosting overall hydration can help to improve the function of all organs in the body, including the liver.” She further adds,“In addition, animal studies have found that the citrus flavonoids in lemon may protect the liver against toxins and reduce fat in the liver, protecting against fatty liver disease.”
It aids digestion
Digestion is every other person’s issue but it could be by drinking a glass of lemon water. It helps in digest food. “The citrus flavonoids in lemon aid the acid in the stomach in breaking down food, which may improve overall digestion,” says Palinski-Wade. Plus, not just lemon juice but its zest is beneficial for digestion as well.
It may help you look younger
Lastly, after curing your organ’s problems, it can do wonders to your skin too. It will fight against wrinkles and make you look younger. The vitamin C in lemon water is dedicated to nurture your skin. As Palinski-Wade says,“Because vitamin C is a nutrient that can fight off free-radical damage, it can protect skin.” She also tells,“In addition, the hydration from the water helps skin stay more subtle and provides a more youthful appearance.”
Source: Reader’s Digest