Water with lemon on an empty stomach: nutritionists named "side" effects

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We're all used to hearing that it's best to start the morning the right way - with water, or even better, with lemon. Since all the processes in the body will start after drinking it, you will be able to have breakfast in 15 minutes.

Nutritionists say that people who start their day with lemon water can have very unexpected "side" effects from it, reports Еatthis.

1. Water can reduce bloating

According to nutrition consultant Jody Griebel, lemon water reduces bloating, and it also acts as a diuretic, which helps with fluid retention.

Water with lemon will help in the fight against obesity

2. Will it help you lose weight

"Drinking water with lemon before and during meals can help keep you full and be an effective way to reduce your calorie intake," says the nutritionist.

3. Your skin will be healthier and more moisturized

Experts say that to have glowing skin, it is essential to drink water with lemon every day, and it is also very important to maintain a water balance throughout the day.

4. Lemon water can improve digestion

Lemon water in the morning acts as a laxative

"Drinking lemon water in the morning acts as a laxative if you drink it warm," says Trista Best, MD, PhD.

5. Lemon water will reduce the appearance of kidney stones

"If you have certain types of kidney stones, such as oxalate stones, the citrate in lemon water will help break them down and dissolve them," said nutritionist Alicia Galvin.

6. Lemon water can strengthen the immune system

Lemon water has a lot of vitamin C

Lemon contains a lot of vitamin C, which is not only healthy but also acts as an antioxidant.

"One lemon provides about 20 milligrams of vitamin C, which is about 20% of the recommended daily allowance," says Alicia Galvin, a nutritionist.

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