This happens if you drink hot lemon water for 8 weeks

If you have been starting your day with a cup of tea or coffee, you might want to change this habit. Instead, you should be making a beeline for the fruit bowl and grabbing some lemons. As well as being great for cleaning, this wonder fruit is also a true allrounder when it comes to your health. In addition, lemons are very cheap and easy to prepare — all you have have to do is slices them up or squeeze out the juice. Easy! Just be sure not to put the lemon in water that's warmer than 140°F, as this can break down all of the goodness inside. So with that in mind, let's take a look at how lemons can give your health a much needed boost...

1. Detox

Many toxins build up in your body. Lemon juice is good for your liver and helps it break down toxins more efficiently.

2. Immune system

Hot lemon water is beneficial for the lymphatic system, which helps you get rid of bugs.

3. Losing weight

As well as being a great way to detox, drinking hot lemon water can also help you to lose weight. In addition, lemon juice has a high fiber content and therefore suppresses feelings of hunger.

4. Movement

Lemon juice encourages the healing of wounds and cartilage production. Your cartilage is important for your movement.

5. Anti-inflammatory

Lemon juice acts as an anti-inflammatory by regulating your body's pH level. Increased acidity is a cause of inflammations that you can so easily avoid.

6. Prevent colds

Vitamin C can help with certain illnesses such as colds by giving your immune system a boost. Yet you should try to include enough vitamin C in your diet anyway to prevent picking up these bugs in the first place. Once you're suffering from a cold, hot lemon water can only have so much of an effect.

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7. Brilliant teeth

Lemon juice can help alleviate toothache and gum inflammations — one of the main causes for teeth having to be removed. Lemon juice also gives you fresh breath, so what's not to like?

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8. Better mood

Lemon aroma directly affects your mood and can alleviate the effects of depression and anxiety. It also has a positive effect on sleepiness.

9. Clean skin

Hot lemon water prevents wrinkles and leaves your skin clean. No need for chemicals!

But before you make yourself a hot lemon power drink, avoid doing the following mistakes that most people do. First, don't use lemon concentrate, as that contains preservatives that can be harmful for you. It's instead best to use fresh fruit that's from an organic source. You shouldn't using boiling water with lemon juice either, since that destroys the vitamin C. As mentioned above, the water needs to be below 140°F.

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I never knew that this clever citrus fruit could do so much good for my health. If this wonder fruit has won you over, then we recommend sharing this article with other people who care about their health!

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