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Benefits of drinking lemon water every day

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Health benefits of drinking lemon water every day. Lemons are citrus fruits that are high in vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps protect cells from free radicals, could reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes as well as aid in reducing blood pressure according to Healthline.

Vitamin C also helps to prevent or shorten the duration of colds and flu by encouraging the production of white blood cells that fight infections. Lemons also contain small amounts of other health-boosting vitamins and minerals including B complex vitamins, folate, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on the dietary intakes for water determined that women need 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of water a day and may need, even more, 15.5 cups (3.7 liters).

About 20 percent of this content comes from food but the rest has to come from drinks. If you work outside in the heat or exercise you need even more fluids. Drinking that much plain water can be boring or some people won’t drink plain water at all, adding lemon makes it tastier and ensures that people stay hydrated. While lemon water is generally considered safe to consume, there are a few side effects to be aware of, such as Lemon contains a high concentration of citric acid, which can erode tooth enamel, so drink it through a straw and follow it up with rinsing your mouth.

Drinking lemon water in large quantities can cause a burning sensation in your stomach and aggravate the symptoms of acid reflux or heartburn. It has been reported that drinking lemon water makes people urinate frequently due to its diuretic properties.

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