“The juice of a fresh-squeezed lemon in water has many medicinal values, as well as its benefits for cleansing the body, stimulating the liver, and improving digestion and elimination” http://www.waterbenefitshealth.com
Drinking lemon water is a great way to start the day! Its a great source of Vitamin C for your body and lemons are also known for their detoxing and alkalising health benefits. Below are some links to some articles I found online about the benefits of lemon water.
I personally try to drink this 3-5 times a week, but I have a very busy kitchen in the morning with kids running around looking for food and we have smoothies and juices being made left, right and centre so I drink it when I can. It really doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare and you can have it with hot water or with cold. If its the colder months I prefer to have warm water. After a glass of water or the lemon water above a smoothie is the next important breakfast step for us. The kids usually have a glass of water, or lemon water, a smoothie and some homemade bread or muffins. Then additional fruit if we can squeeze it in. We’re not perfect by any means but we try to get those super foods into them as much as possible.