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10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Lemon Water in the Morning

"Efficient digestion reduces heartburn and constipation...." Drinking a glass of lemon water first thing in the morning is an easy way to kick start your digestive system. Squeeze lemon juice from half to one whole lemon into a litre of warm water, or as hot as you can tolerate if you prefer to drink it like tea. Here are some of the benefits of drinking 'Lemon Water' regularly:    1. Boosts your immune system : Lemons are high in Vitamin C and Potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function and can also help to control blood pressure. 2. Balances pH : Very important to create homeostasis with the acid / alkaline levels of the body! Drinking lemon water everyday helps to reduce your overall acidity levels. This is important because excess acid build up causes stress and degeneration in the system. Lemons, although they are a citrus fruit which are generally considered 'acidic', are one of the most alkaline foods we have. Yes, lemon has citric