Does lemon water actually help in fat loss? Most of us have grown up hearing that a glass of warm lemon water in the morning, with or without honey can help in weight loss. Most nutritionists also suggest that one should begin the day with lemon water. But does it really help? And why is it recommended by diet and weight loss experts? We have known the benefits of lemon as a digestive, cleanser and source of vitamin C. But can it actually help in fat loss? Let us explore.
Why Lemon water? As per experts, proper water intake is important for weight loss and adding lemon juice or lemon extracts to the water can not only amp up the taste, but at the same time help in burning that stubborn fat.
Lemons are a powerhouse of nutrients like fibers, minerals like potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, pectin and citric acid. What’s more, the antioxidant properties present in lemons not only help in promoting weight loss, but at the same time prevent the damage caused by free radicals, improve heart health and prevent development of several types of cancers.
Excepted from the Times of India