Lemons – Nature’s Secret Weapon

Fresh lemons are one of natures’ secret weapons against a variety of illnesses. One particular benefactor of the lemons goodness is our liver. The liver performs many essential functions related to digestion, metabolism, immunity, removing toxins and the storage of nutrients, these functions make the importance of maintaining a healthy liver vital for optimal health and wellbeing.

The lemon is considered medicinally to act as an antiseptic, supporting the prevention of infection, assists in cleansing impurities and stimulates liver enzyme production to increase metabolization of toxins within the body –in a nut shell the livers efficiency gets a boost from the consumption of lemon. The body’s ability to detoxify impacts all facets of our lives, the old saying ‘a little goes a long way’ holds a solid footing when you take into consideration the host of benefits a hearty squeeze of lemon juice can do for your health.

Lemons are packed full of vitamins and nutrients, including Vitamin C, B complex vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and fibre. They boost immune system, support brain and nerve function, aid in digestion by loosening toxins in your digestive tract, this will also help to relive symptoms of heart burn, indigestion, burping and bloating. The antioxidants in lemon help to decrease blemishes and wrinkles maintaining radiant skin. Drinking lemon water on a regular basis supports a more alkaline environment within the internal systems, this decreases acidity which leads to a reduction in inflammation.

The benefits of drinking lemon water are almost endless and having a lemon tree in your backyard is nearly as kiwi as Redband gumboots! Trying squeezing half a lemon into a glass of water first thing when you get up in the morning, its a great way to kick your body into action for the day ahead.

Dynamic Nutrition

Dynamic Nutrition

Dynamic Nutrition is an exciting initiative put together by amateur bodybuilders and health and fitness enthusiasts Brendon Lawrence and Nikayla Baker.

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