The health benefits of lemon water are amazing. When you mix lemon with water it boosts hydration and even helps the body triggers natural detoxification. The good news, you can make your own alkaline lemon water with this simple recipe.
But first, why bother and be concern about alkalinity? Well, eating whole foods like fruits and green veggies can help make the body reset and lowers acidity, drinking alkaline water can further help.
Starting your day with a simple cleanse like drinking alkaline lemon water can do wonders to your entire body’s health.
Aside from enjoying optimal hydration, you will also enjoy the many health benefits of lemons making you more efficient, productive and alert during the day.
While lemon and water combination is already a powerful drink, adding a few more ingredients makes it more detoxifying, better tasting, and further enhancing the health benefits.
Alkaline Lemon Water Recipe
Now let’s get to the recipe and what other ingredients you should be adding to make this alkaline lemon water.
The ingredients are simple and can easily be obtain. If you’re health conscious, you probably, all have these more often in your kitchen.
- 1 piece of lemon
- 1/2 cucumber, or 1 piece of it’s small
- 1/2 cup peppermint leaves
- Small cut ginger root
- Prepare a pitcher with water.
- Peel the ginger.
- Slice all the ingredients and add them all to the water.
When preparing this recipe, it is better to prepare it an hour or so prior to drinking. Or, perhaps, prepare it during night time and drink it in the morning.
You can keep adding water to the ingredients up to 3 days. Then, discard and gather fresh ingredients for next batch.
Just keep repeating the process and enjoy the health benefits of alkaline lemon water.
Why It Works?
You might have heard of the alkaline diet. However, what we’re talking here is not about dieting. Or, perhaps, dieting in its true essence.
In a Mediterranean way of eating, diet means a way of life or a lifesyle.
So, don’t get caught about dieting as this is not about it. It’s about clean way of eating and drinking and making it a part of your healthy lifestyle practices.
Now, let’s look at lemons. Although, lemons have quite a bit of acidic taste, they’re known for its pH balancing properties. There is so much to talk about pH and alkalinity, and we’re not going to cover it here.
However, while lemons have that acidic taste, they have the ability to maintain balance of the body’s pH. Additionally, lemons are naturally potent disinfectant and antibacterial helpful in treating certain conditions such as cholera and even bad breath.
Lemons Kill Cancer Cells
What’s even more interesting about lemons is that the American Cancer Society recognizes it as a miraculous product that can kill cancer cells.
Furthermore, the American Cancer Society adds that lemons are 10,000 stronger than chemotherapy. That’s an amazing claim. I wonder why chemotherapy exists if lemons are more powerful and not to mention, safe to use without side-effects.
Moreover, Dr. Murray talks about one study that uses lemon to fight cancer. Hopefully, by now you’re able to see the picture on the benefits of lemon and perhaps, start making your own alkaline lemon water to enjoy the benefits.