Lemon juice is an important component of a number of body cleansing regiments including the master cleanse and Global Healing Center’s own liver cleansing protocol. Why? Lemon juice contains citric acid, which aids in both the production of digestive juices and the process of digestion. Lemon juice detox adds a dynamic element to colon cleansing. It can aid the bowels in a daily elimination of toxins, and it can help with gas and bloating. Lemons are known as an “anionic food”, which means they contain a higher number of negative ions than positive ions. Anionic foods mirror anionic fluids such as stomach acid, saliva, and bile. As such, the work of lemons both parallels and enhances the work of digestive fluids.
It also helps with the daily elimination of toxins from the bowels, assists with gas and bloating, and contributes certain cleansing qualities which help the digestive tract. Lemon juice can help boost the nutrient levels in your colon.
History and Interesting Facts About Lemon Water
Here are some interesting lemon water facts & history: Until about the 10th century,lemons were used mainly as decorative plants. The Crusades in the 11th century brought the plant into Europe, and it made its first appearance in the New World in the late 1400s. Lemons and other vitamin C-rich fruits were particularly treasured for their ability to ward off scurvy. Today, the main producers of lemons include Italy, Greece, Spain, Turkey and the U.S.
How To Implement Lemons Into Your Daily Diet
Start your day with a smoothie
You’ve probably heard this a million times but we need to say it again, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it sets the tone for the rest of your day and gives you energy to perform your daily tasks. That’s why it’s essential to start your day right, with the right ingredient so that you’ll give your digestive system a boost and stimulate your metabolism.
Prepare yourself a lemon smoothie and start your day fresh and energized. Mix some freshly squeezed lemon juice with de-seeded lemon wedges and enjoy!
Add flavor to your food
You need seasoning for your salads? Look no further, lemons are perfect for the job. Squeeze some fresh lemons and season your salads or other meals and soon enough you’ll forget all about salt.
Prepare a lemon tonic
Here’s what you need: cold filtered water, 1 lemon (squeezed), 1tbsp. ACV, ½ tbsp. honey and a bit of pepper. Mix them all up in a tall glass and kick start your day with the best detox drink money can buy.
Lemons for salad dressings
Ditch the bottled salad dressing and make your own delicious one by mixing some lemon juice, olive oil and a bit of honey. You’ll enjoy the flavor for sure.
Make a paste
Mix some lemon juice and turmeric into the best cleaning solution for your toxin-laden skin.
Lemon Water is the best
Why drink plain water when you can add some flavor by adding a slice of lemon and cucumber? It’ll improve your digestion and detox your organism.
Lemon and Ginger for the win
If you wondered what’s the best detox combo out there now you’ve got the answer: lemons + ginger. Squeeze 2 lemons and add 2 inches of ginger root. This powerful combination is excellent for the winter season against colds and the flu. Drink it like a shot.
Lemon Tea sounds yummy
A cup of tea is always a good idea but what about a cup of tea with a hint of lemon? Sounds amazing doesn’t it? Well, spice up your tea with some lemon juice and enjoy your elixir of health.
Add lemons to your juice
Every veggie juice can taste even better if you add some lemon juice in it. It’ll be healthier as well.