Lemon Water (AKA Sugar-free Lemon Aid)
The most alkaline-forming food you can eat is a lemon. Here is a simple way to get some quick alkalizing going into your body. Lemon juice has great digestive qualities so symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, bloating and belching are often relieved. Lemons also help cleanse the body of toxins.
- 1 lemon
- Wash lemon well
- Cut lemon in half, horizontally
- Squeeze each half of a lemon
- Add to 2 – 4 cups of water. The lemon juice can be diluted more according to taste.
- Add stevia to taste.
Nutrition Tip: Fresh lemons are high vitamin C and dietary fiber. They also have vitamin B6, calcium, potassium, copper, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, iron and magnesium, and are low in calories.
To learn more about the health benefits of stevia click here: Sweet Benefits of Stevia
Another Lemon Recipe: Light Herb Lemon Oil Salad Dressing
How much lemon to drink:
For a weight of less than 150 pounds, 1 whole lemon a day.
For a weight of over 150 pounds, 2 whole lemons a day.