Seven lemon drink recipes in a variety of flavors and forms, including refreshing drinks and wellness shots that boost hydration, hike metabolism, shrink the belly, trigger weight-loss, sharpen the brain, and in general expand the nutritional benefits of just lemon and water alone.
7 Lemon Water Drinks For Detox
Lemon water is a popular morning drink, with the benefits in the lemon juice which include hydration, vitamin C and more. Some say the combination also supports weight-loss, improves skin and digestion and more. Although the benefits of just lemon and water are said to be more anecdotal, the popularity of lemon drinks continues to grow.
Are Lemon Drinks Healthy?
Here I have created at least seven drinks which include not only lemon and water, but incorporate other flavors as well such as dragon fruit, pear, and more.
Lemon is an awesome ingredient to use as a basis of a nutritious, detox and recovery drink. That’s because it contains copious amounts of vitamin C as well as potassium. Both support organs, and muscles, provide energy, and detox.
Lemon Drinks Boost Immunity
In fact, lemons provide lemons provide nearly 50% of the required daily amount of vitamin C. The vitamin C and other ingredients in lemons help lower cholesterol, according to studies.
Obviously all that vitamin C helps boost your immunity.
Lemon Drinks Support Weight Loss
Drinks with lemon water help control weight because the soluble pectin fiber helps you feel full longer.
So lemons offer loads of health benefits. Read more about lemon benefits here.
Shots, Lemonade, Drinks & Infused Water
These lemon drink recipes are in a variety of forms, including fruit infused waters, wellness shots and even a syrup to be used on pancakes. I hope you enjoy my recipes. Please share and tag me on Instagram if you make any.
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Dee Dine is founder of Green Smoothie Gourmet, a plant based recipe blog, and author of the recent cookbook, Crazy Healthy with 4 Ingredients . On this blog you’ll find incredibly easy recipes with hidden veggies for anyone wanting to eat healthier, regardless of diet. Dee has graduate degrees in biology, immunology and journalism. More about Dee Dine here.