Pucker Up

20140719-131648-47808208.jpgAdding lemon to your water has an amazing detoxing effect. I like to put 1/4 cup of pure lemon juice in a gallon of water and sip it throughout the day. I also cut up fresh lemon slices and put them in my water bottle for when I’m on the go. Finally, I like to drink a glass of warm water with lemon juice first thing in the morning. It helps me feel clean and flushed out.

Plus, lemon juice has so many benefits:

Lemon is an excellent and rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies.

Lemons contain pectin fiber which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial.

Lemon balances pH levels in the body.

Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins.

Lemon aids digestion and encourages the production of bile.

Lemon helps cure the common cold.

The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells.

So, pucker up pretty lady!

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