Lemons and lemon water have received a lot of coverage in the media and on the variety of natural health blogs and websites in recent times. This is because more evidence in coming to light that consuming water with fresh lemon squeezed into it offers enormous health benefits for the body.
These benefits appear to be even greater when the lemon juice is consumed in the morning on an empty stomach. Many experts are suggesting that people who want to maximize the benefits of lemon water should, when they get up in the morning, immediately go to the refrigerator, pour a glass of water, squeeze in half a lemon and drink it down before they even think about breakfast.
Read below to find out why!
One of the most important reasons to drink lemon water on an empty stomach is because if this is done before a meal, it can help to raise the body’s pH slightly and have an overall alkalizing effect – and hopefully counterbalance any acidifying foods that might be eaten. Having a slight...
Turmeric is a spice that belongs to the ginger family. Turmeric is normally used in curries, soups and mustard. This special spice is loaded with many healthy nutrients which include: Niacin, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. According to report.cnn,
Turmeric is a great antiinflammatory agent as well as a powerful antioxidant which can aid in the following ailments:
Turmeric can prevent prostate cancer, stop the growth of existing prostate cancer and even destroy cancer cells. Multiple researchers have found that the active components in turmeric can induce apoptosis a trigger that starts the process of elimination of cancerous cells. While there is still further research to be done before the full effects of turmeric are known, taking turmeric along with a balanced diet can aid in preventing or even destroying cancer cells.
Because of turmeric’s antiinflammatory and pain relieving properties, Turmeric is d...