You’ve probably heard that it is good in the morning on an empty stomach to drink warm water mixed with lemon and honey. If you are one of those people who are always skeptical about tasting new things, we bring you the reasons for this and hope it will become your habit from the next morning.
This drink, consume in the morning. You can wash your teeth before or after, the choice is yours. Mix a cup of warm water with the juice of half a lemon and 1-2 teaspoon of honey. Mix well and drink immediately. Do not drink coffee or tea for at least 1 hour after drinking a beverage.
Some of the healthy benefits from consuming this drink regularly are:
- Improves digestion. It regulate the work of the digestive system. Honey is antiseptic and favorably affect the digestive system, a combination of water softens the stool. In addition, this mix is very effective with gases. You feel bloated and have gas? Drink the warm water, honey and lemon mixture.
- Strengthens immunity. Honey has antibacterial properties, and is therefore ideal for times when you decreases immunity and are prone to colds. Particularly suitable organic honey has the most enzymes,minerals and vitamins that fight bacteria. Honey is an excellent antioxidant that helps fight free radicals.
- Reduce allergies. Natural honey may help the body to get used to pollen. Water will in this case be less important, but additional hydration can not harm you.
- Soothes sore throats. Warm water and honey with antibacterial properties can alleviate throat irritation and soothe the cough.
- Hydration and good cholesterol – Not only will the hot water and honey improve hydration, but they will increase the levels of good cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.
- Boosts energy. This beverage is an excellent substitute for coffee! You do not have to reach for coffee to wake up. Mix a bit of honey in warm water and you will get instant energy drink. This healthy combination can also restore your enthusiasm and energy.
- Detoxification. Water will help your body to resolve toxins. Good digestion, which also affects between, is responsible for the detoxification of the body. For best results, in the honey and water add lemon. The acid in the lemon has a positive effect on the function of enzymes and stimulates the liver.
- Helps in weight loss. Lemons contain pectin, the type of fiber that makes you fuller and prevents cravings for food. Hot water with lemon and honey has an alkaline effect, which is great for your stomach. Because it stimulates the metabolism, this drink will favor the consumption of calories.
We hope after learning about some of healthy benefits from this simple mixture, you will find it useful for you and from tomorrow will start using it.