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5 reasons why you should be drinking lemon water in the morning

Published: 05.11.2014
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Helps Digestion
Not only does warm water help to stimulate the gastrointestinal tract, lemons are believe to stimulate and purify the liver. It also helps digestive acids with digestion and elimination.

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Supports Immune System
Citrus fruits like lemons are high in vitamin C, helps fight colds, and ascorbic acid helps iron absorption which also plays a role in immune function.

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Alkalises the Body
If your body is in a chronic pH imbalance, you are more prone to diseases. Even though lemons seem acidic, they alkalise and ensure your pH level is balanced especially when your diet consists of meat, cheese and/or alcohol.

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Helps to Detox
Lemon water is naturally diuretic. It helps to flush liquid and toxins out of your body. The citric acid can also help maximise enzymes production which stimulates the liver.

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An Energiser
Many people swear they can easily give up coffee after a few days of lemon water as it helps to hydrate and oxygenate the blood, leaving you feeling great!

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