There are several key benefits of starting the day with a glass of healthy beverage made of water and lemon. First thing you need to do is to squeeze the lemon and put the resulting juice in hot water. Hot water protects the digestive tract and lemon stimulates and purifies the liver. Besides, this beverage contributes to a better function of the stomach acids.
Vitamin C helps in the fight against colds, while the ascorbic acid helps in the absorption of iron, which is also very important for the functioning of the immune system. This beverage regulates and balances the pH value in the body, which, if impaired could lead to a range of diseases. Lemon is a natural diuretic, which means it helps ejection of excess amount of liquid, and thus various toxins. The citric acid helps in creating enzymes needed for the liver. The combination of water and lemon helps in refreshing the blood because you feel upbeat, and will be able to perform everyday tasks easily.