Does Your Lemon Water Make A Difference?
Every single health coach, nutritionist, yoga teacher, meditation practitioner and Ayurvedic follower starts their day with warm lemon water. So many people swear by this morning ritual and it’s benefits to aid digestion, clear skin and so much more. What does it really do though? And is it even that beneficial?
Let’s take a look!
What Is Lemon Water?
It is pretty simple, just lemon and water! The temperature is more for personal preference. While some like their lemon water warm, others prefer it cold and some even like it room temperature. Depending on your individual comfort level with herbal remedies you can even add echinacea, cayenne peppers, honey and more to up its active power.
What Is The Benefit Of Drinking Lemon Water?
While many swear by this as a way to detox or to aid digestion, it honestly holds the single biggest benefit we humans need. Hydration! While you may think that this daily ritual is the solution to all your problems, the real solution is that you are hydrating! The body needs water to perform nearly every function it performs and all too often we are dehydrated.
So the main benefit of drinking lemon water every morning it that you are starting your day off in a hydrating way. This will lead you to clearer skin, better digestion and an overall better and brighter mental state!
While hydrating your body is a great way to start the day, you really must hydrate throughout the day to combat dehydration. On top of that, lemons are very acidic and depending on your natural gut biome, that acid may disrupt your digestive environment.
As with any kind of dietary change, it is best to be mindful of your body and how it responds to new routines. If you notice discomfort or experience digestive pains it is best to stop your new routine and consult a qualified physician.