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 E (Alpha Tocopherol)||0.2mg|
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.