For most of us Nimbu Pani (Lemon Water) is a refreshment drink only but believe me it has lots of benefits if followed regularly.
First of all I would like to make you clear that here we are referring Nimbu Pani (or Lemon Water) as Mixture of Lemon Juice and Lukewarm Water (No sugar or any other sweetener)
I have heard that Nimbu Pani helps to reduce weight; so I though let’s do some research over internet and try to find-
What nutrition value a Nimbu Pani (Lemon Water) have?
A glass of Lemon water has following nutrition value:
- Around 25 calories that is very less and not add up to your calorie count.
- Vitamin C (Lemon is great source of Vitamin C)
- Small value of Iron & Vitamin B-6
- Lemon has antibacterial properties.
Health Benefits of Nimbu Pani (Lemon Water)
- Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps to protect the body against immune system deficiencies or in other words it helps to improve your immune system.
- It helps to flush out toxins from your body.
- Lemon Juice helps to improve your digestion system too.
- Lemon Juice helps cure the common cold
- Lemon Juice contain potassium that helps nourish brain and nerve cells
- It is of immense benefit to the skin and it prevents the formation of wrinkles and acne
- Lemon juice helps replenish body salts especially after a strenuous workout session
Is Nimbu Pani (Lemon Water) really works in Weight Loss?
Just drinking Nimbu Pani (Lemon Water) is not sufficient to reduce weight. There is a myth among people that only having Nimbu Pani Daily in the morning will reduce their weight.
Actually Lemon Juice has several properties that help to speed up weight loss process. Having one glass of lemon water (Lemon mixed with lukewarm water) in the morning help to activate your body’s detoxifying process.
Lemon Juice contains ‘Pectin Fiber’ that helps to have a control on your hunger. So Lemon juice not only acts as a cleanser (remove toxins) but also suppress your hunger that helps to speed up your weight loss process.
For weight loss you need to follow a proper diet plan (Balanced Diet Plan) along with exercise then only you can see positive result to your weight loss dream. Nimbu Pani (Lemon Juice) is just one part of your weight loss journey.
Can we add sugar to mixture of Lemon Juice & Lukewarm Water used for Weight Loss?
No, you should not add sugar to lemon water (Nimbu Pani) as this will defeat the whole purpose of having Nimbu Pani for weight loss. Instead of sugar you can add a teaspoon of honey if you want; Honey has its own health benefits.
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