Lemon Water – Detox Water Cleanse For Your Body And Boost Weight Loss
Lately on the internet, one of the most known detox waters is the lemon water. People use to detox their body by cleansing all toxins, while boosting and improving many processes in the body.
In this article, I will discuss the benefits of lemon water, explore how to prepare it, then I will introduce you with some tasty lemon water recipes to get you started.
What is Lemon Water?
The lemon water is just squeezed lemon juice in combination with water. It can be served in many ways, from hot and cold, to sweetened lemon water with honey. It all depends on your preferences.
Benefits of Lemon Water
Here are 4 important benefits of lemon water:
- Assists with weight loss
Drinking a lot of water, helps you to improve your metabolism especially when you drink hot or warm water early in the morning before even brushing your teeth.
Drink the juice of one lemon in one cup of warm water first thing in the morning (on an empty stomach) to increase your lemon water weight loss levels.
- Aids in food digestion
- Helps cleanse your liver
Vitamin C is also one of the ways to boost your immune system because it helps neutralize free radicals which are associated with aging and disease. One lemon contains a whopping 187% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.
- Improves your skin condition
It is especially relevant how the vitamin C from naturally firms up skin, during weight loss exercise is key to toning up the skin.
Lemon Water Recipes
Usually lemon water is one lemon squeezed and added to a cup of hot or warm water.
The most popular and simplest way is to just add the juice of a lemon to approximately one to two cups of water.
There are plenty of interesting ways to serve lemon water with different flavors. One of the most known lemon detox recipes is the cucumber lemon water recipe.
Cucumber Lemon Water Recipe
Cucumber are a great source of potassium and with all the other vitamins and nutrients mentioned before for the lemons, are great help in reducing bloat and puffiness, help with firming the skin, lower high blood pressure and boost the immune system.
To make one pitcher of Cucumber Lemon water you need the following ingredients.
- 1/2 Lemon thinly sliced
- 1/4 Cucumber thinly sliced- save 2 slices to place on your eyes
- In a large pitcher add the lemon and cucumber, then the ice and then water.
- Let sit in the fridge for a half an hour before serving.
- Once the water is down to only 1/4 full refill with water. You can do this several times, keep in the fridge.
Lemon Cucumber Mint Water
Mint, as well as cucumbers help in reducing the bloating and puffiness.
- 1 lemon, thinly sliced
- 5-inch cucumber, sliced into rings
- 5 mint leaves