Drinking ice water with a slice of fresh lemon is really helpful for those who wants to lose weight. It helps to stay healthy and hydrated. What`s more?
1. It also contains some vitamin A. Natural vitamin C is much more effective than the synthetic one.
2. The body is well cleansed if lemon-juice mixed with cold water and honey is taken on an empty stomach early in the morning.
3. Lemon-juice prevents or restrains influenza, malaria and cold.
4. Lemon-juice gives good relief in fever. Lemon-juice mixed with water is useful in quenching the thirst of the patients suffering from diabetes.
5. Vitamin P in lemon strengthens the blood vessels and prevents internal hemorrhage.
6. The most valuable ingredient of lemon, next to vitamin C, is citric acid, of which it contains 7.2 per cent. Lemon contains more potassium than apple or grapes, which is beneficial to the heart.
7. Lemon is very much useful in maintaining the health of the teeth and the bones. The vitamin C content of lemon helps considerably in calcium metabolism.