Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits Of Lemon Water

A lot of experts that includes doctors and nutritionists encourage people to drink lemon juice or use it as a sweetener in their green juices because it is rich in vitamin C that is known to neutralize free-radicals in our body. It has an alkalizing effect which helps greatly in balancing our body’s pH levels (more on that below). In fact it was called an “Alkalizing Superstar” by experts because of this.

Overall, this little yellow fruit packs a lot of nutritional punch. It is rich in antioxidants that will neutralize free radicals from oxidizing cells and it stimulates our digestive system to flush out toxins from the body.

Here’s the nutrition you’ll get from 100 grams of lemon juice

Vitamins Amount / Serving
Vitamin A 20.0IU
Vitamin C 46.0mg
Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.2mg
Niacin 0.1mg
Vitamin B6 0.1mg
Folate 13.0mcg
Pantothenic Acid 0.1mg
Choline 5.1mg
Minerals
Calcium 7.0mg
Magnesium 6.0mg
Phosphorus 6.0mg
Potassium 124mg
Sodium 1.0mg
Zinc 0.1mg
Selenium 0.1mcg

The biggest benefit lemon water is the very low sugar levels. According to The Paleo Diet, per 100 grams it only has 0.2 grams of fructose and 0.2 of glucose which makes this fruit suitable for almost anyone looking for a quick nutritional boost every morning. Plus it has virtually zero calories so you won’t gain any weight.

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