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in your water put a lemon or lemon juice. it might taste sour buts it is worth it. the acid breaks down food faster. emoticon

- Submitted by ANGELZ123 4/1/2010 in Weight Loss | 11 Comments
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ANGELZ123 4/3/2010 2:37:00 PM

    what i mean is it breaks down your food emoticon
FATOUNA424 4/3/2010 9:01:00 AM

    totally agree!!!
KFH3107 4/1/2010 11:29:00 PM

    I agree as I do this quite often and with my food I eat hot water with fresh lemon wedges squeezed into it at the end of my meal. This cleans your palate and also aids in digestion.
SCIFILESLIE 4/1/2010 6:47:00 PM

    Can you clarify what breaking down the calories faster means?
CECILY145 4/3/2010 12:28:00 AM

    I think the lemon water is good for you, acts as a natural diuretic, and helps cleanse the palate, but it doesn't break calories down (though would surely be nice!).
KATHYJO56 4/1/2010 9:07:00 PM

    I didn't know this. I get lemon when I eat out with my water but I have never done this at home. Thank you.
JANEYINMADTOWN 4/1/2010 7:00:00 PM

    Yep...I do this too and also the lemon juice is also a natural diuretic.
LILYBELLE8 2/17/2011 12:43:00 AM

    I'm a believe in Vinegar water - 1 to 2 Tbsps per day. It seems to do the same things for me that Lemon water does for others. Plus I never have those pesky "sleepy bugs" in my eyes in the mornings when I drink VW.
JAZZYDJ1017 2/17/2011 12:21:00 AM

    Hmm makes sense, I wondered why the women's center I volunteer at offers ice cold lemon water - it is refreshing, Wonder if they knew a secret they arent sharing ,,, thanks for the info.
MOTHERDUCK3 4/19/2010 10:10:00 PM

    I use lemon juice or lime juice in my water too. Be careful not to use to much, you might spend more time in the bathroom than you want. ;-)
RMEMECH 4/16/2010 8:50:00 PM

    I read that lemon actually detoxifies your liver, making it produce more bile. This aids in digestion. This also "evens" out your system, which tends to be too acidic, by producing an alkalizing effect. This effect seems to help with acne, as mine is almost gone since I started drinking lemon water instead of diet soda.

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