It is Thirsty Thursday over here at Step Onto My Mat and that means that we learn more about hydrating our bodies.
Do you know all of the benefits of adding fresh lemon to your water? Studies show you can lower the glycemic index of a meal by 20-40% just by adding a few teaspoons of lemon juice to your meal, say…in your glass of water. (I know that you have water with your meals-not soda, right?!?!?!)
Not only that, but lemon water boosts your immune system, balances pH, aids digestion, clears skin, is a natural diuretic, and hydrates your lymph system.
I have warm lemon water in the morning as soon as I wake. This is an ayurvedic ( system of traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent and a form of alternative medicine) practice. Read here for more on that practice.