5 Reasons to drink lemon water in the morning

Drinking lemon water is incredibly healthy although many of us somewhat know this but are never too sure; on this episode of Pulse Daily we are sharing real reasons to take it first thing in the morning

We hear a lot of times that drinking lemon water first thing in the morning has immense benefits while some of us try it most of us do not necessarily know why but drinking it first thing in the morning has loads of health benefits we can only imagine; check out some of them.

1. Keeps Skin Beautiful

Chronic dehydration can leave skin looking dull, so start your day on the right foot with lemon water which contains Vitamin C that plays a critical role in maintaining healthy skin and the antioxidants it contains can combat aging factors.

2. Helps Detox

Lemon water is a natural diuretic, which means it helps your body flush liquid and toxins along with it. The citric acid can also help maximize enzymes which stimulates the liver which is good for overall health

3. Aids in Digestion

Not only does the warm water help to stimulate the GI tract, but the lemons are believed to stimulate and purify the liver. It also helps digestive acids with digestion and elimination.

4. Supports Immune Function

Citrus fruits like lemon are high in vitamin C and ascorbic acid. Vitamin C can help fight colds and and the ascorbic acid helps iron absorption which also plays a role in immune function.

5. Alkalizes the Body

If your body is in a chronic pH imbalance, it makes ir susceptible to disease. Even though lemons seem acidic, they are extremely alkalizing and a great way to ensure your pH balance is where it should be especially if your diet is heavy in meat, cheese and/or alcohol.

6. It Energizes

The combination of water and lemon helps to hydrate and oxygenate the blood, leaving you feeling great! So instead of coffee switch it up with lemon water...

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