Drink This Every Morning To Improve Your Health
Our health is influenced by many factors. We don't always eat healthy, organic food, we can't really stay away from chemicals, and stress has a strong impact on our bodies. Pollution, sedentarism, or unbalanced eating are just some of the factors that harm our bodies and influence our health.
The consequences of leading an unhealthy life are pretty serious. Our immune systems are weak, so we are more predisposed to illnesses. We lack energy, we rarely work out and we have to deal with obesity and all the burdens that come with it. Stress is literally killing us and there isn't anything we can do about it because we need to work hard in order to survive in this world. What we can do, however, is try to live as healthy and balanced as possible: stay away from foods that harm our bodies, give up toxic habits, rest our minds whenever we can and most importantly, drink plenty of water.
This is no miraculous drink as some may expect, but a simple mix of common ingredients: warm water and lemon juice. It won't take hours to prepare and you won't need a lot of money to buy expensive ingredients. All you need is water and lemons.
Try this routine for at least 3 weeks and you'll see the results yourself. After you wake up each morning, before you do anything else, squeeze a lemon, mix it with warm water and savor it like a tea. Go on with your morning routine: take a shower, exercise, get dressed and make sure you only eat breakfast after a half an hour has passed.
Why? Well, because this way, the drink has enough time to "wake up" all your organs, including your stomach, liver, and intestines, by the time you have your breakfast. Drinking warm water will help flush your digestive system and rehydrate your body. Nutrients will be better assimilated, digestion will be improved and you'll no longer deal with constipation or bloating.
Besides its digestive benefits, the warm lemon drink has plenty of other rewards.
It strengthens your immune system: However you consume it, a lemon will always be a great source of Vitamin C, which is essential for your immunity. A single lemon contains 25% of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin C, so by the time you have breakfast, a quarter of the necessary daily dose will already be assimilated by your body.
It boosts your metabolism: This drink will energize your entire body and will give your metabolism a little morning cheer-up. This will help you burn calories faster and as a consequence, lose weight. Of course, this drink alone won't do miracles, but along with a healthy lifestyle, it will help maintain an optimal weight.
It will improve your skin: The Vitamin C in the drink improves the collagen production which is essential for a healthy skin. Water helps hydrate all your body and organs, including your biggest one: your skin, obvs.
It's a great substitute for caffeine: You'll notice yourself that after a big glass of warm lemon water, you'll be energized and in a great mood. If caffeine isn't recommended for you, this drink is the perfect substitute.
It's good for your brain: Besides being a great source of Vitamin C, the lemon is also rich in calcium, magnesium, and potassium, which helps nourish your brain and nerve cells.
Even though it has plenty of proprieties, this drink won't do any miracles on its own. You need to exercise whenever you can, drink plenty of water, stay away from junk food and toxic habits and get enough sleep.