‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade’ is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism in face of adversity. Lemons suggest sourness or difficulty in life while lemonade is a sweet drink.However, after reading this article you will say that ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemon water’.Do you know that by just drinking lemon water in the morning you can add years to your life? Lemons are rich source of nutrients like calcium, potassium & vitamin C.Fresh lemon mixed with lukewarm water (1/2 lemon per glass) makes the perfect ‘Wonder Drink’.
Benefits of ‘Wonder Drink’
1.Supports the immune system – It boosts immune system and assist body in fighting cold and flu. It enhances the body’s ability to absorb iron which leads to a healthy immune system.
2.Aids in digestion and detoxification: It helps to relieve from indigestion, heartburn and bloating. It helps cleanse the bowel by flushing out waste efficiently and stimulates the release of gastric juices which aids digestion.
3.Rejuvenates skin and body healing: It contains Vitamin C which is vital for healthy glowing skin. It can be applied directly to scars or age spots to help reduce their appearance. It purges toxins from blood which rejuvenates the skin and keeps it healthy.
4.Helps shed pounds: It contains a soluble fiber which creates a feeling of fullness which leads to suppression of hunger cravings. By feeling fuller you are less likely to snack or make poor food choices.
5.Boost energy and mood: It contains high levels of potassium which helps in functioning of brain and nerves and controls blood pressure. It wards off stress and depression linked to low levels of potassium.
6.Freshens Breath: It contains antiseptic qualities which helps kill off bad bacteria in the mouth by acting as a disinfectant.
Lemon relates to freshness, freshness of ideas, freshness of spirit & innovation and freshness in respect of personal care.