The press is often flooded with advice and tips on weight loss and maintaining good health. While some of this information is accurate and well-researched, there are also instances where false information is spread. Today, MyZen TV takes a look at the lemon diet. Is it a good idea or a bad one?

Does it aid digestion?

The first advantage of lemons, which has been known for hundreds of years, is their digestive power. In fact, the molecules present in citrus fruit enable us to rapidly activate the liver. The salivary glands spring into action, activating the entire digestive system and prompting the liver to produce bile, which aids in fat digestion.

So it helps you lose weight?

Lemon and hot water
Lemon and hot water

Absolutely not! And that's a trap you shouldn't fall into. Lemons help with digestion, but they don't dissolve fat in your stomach or bloodstream. These misconceptions about citrus fruits are regularly shared by the women's press. Take the grapefruit or pineapple diet, for example...

Should you drink it in the morning?

Lemon juice
Lemon juice

Having set the record straight, it's important to point out that lemons have many health benefits. In fact, citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, the famous vitamin that helps boost energy and reduce cell oxidation. If you make yourself fresh lemon juice, be sure to drink it immediately, as vitamin C degrades very quickly...

Drink it in a glass of hot or warm water, and lemon juice squeezed into water will rehydrate you after a night spent neither eating nor drinking. The tartness is sure to give you a boost to face the day, providing a refreshing and invigorating start.

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