Water is: H2O + Nothing Else… Women need around 91 ounces and men need approximately 120 ounces of water a day. Drinking water with lemon does not replace those numbers but can be a little mix in the day between regular water intake and replace drinks such as tea, soda, or artificially flavored drinks.
Adding lemon to water promotes hydration, aids digestion, weight loss, skin quality, and can prevent kidney stones. The citric acid in lemons keeps the calcium from building up in the kidneys as well as having it with water gives it the extra boost in hydration. The antioxidants from the lemon protects healthy cells with a good dose of vitamin C.
Some things to look out for is the lemon can cause a flare up in heartburn and could erode enamel but that’s avoidable by using straws. Always use fresh lemons and purified water to get the best results. You can also add in mint, ginger, cinnamon, limes,and cucumbers for their benefits and flavors.
Secret: Adding lemons to water can be drunk hot or cold as a replacement for drinks other than water to be refreshing and energizing.