10 Benefits of drinking lemon water

lemonsSummer is approaching and what better way to stay hydrated than with water but not just your regular H2O, water that helps energize the body while fighting off infections. The benefits of lemon water goes above and beyond what we normally see. These little yellow tangy fruits are a natural way to better health and a longer life. Taking the time to add a whole lemon or even half to warm water (not boiling water) can benefit you in many ways. The benefits of lemon water are very simply but can be life changing. It would be beneficial to everyone living with an autoimmune disease such as lupus to take the time to have a glass of lemon water first thing in the morning. This would be a super booster to start off your day.

Benefits of drinking lemon water 

  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Terrific source of potassium
  • Assist with digestion
  • Natural cleanser
  • Aid in bad breath and dry mouth
  • Healthier skin
  • Helps you lose weight
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Natural energy booster
  • Fights viral infections

 

Categories: Diet

Let’s take a walk

walkingWalking can be very beneficial to anyone living with lupus. It is very important to keep moving, it aids in achy bones and joint pain. Did you know that walking for just 30 minutes or more a day will change your life for the better?

    Walking benefits

  • Improves your mood
  • Leads to weight loss
  • Reduces the risk of hip fractures
  • Improves circulation
  • Refines sleep
  • Improves mental health
  • Strengthens the heart all while lowering your risk for heart disease
  • Strengthens bones
  • Improves your posture

You can set personal goals for yourself to improve your walking by tracking your daily steps. Investing in a walking pedometer is a great way to get on track with tracking your steps daily. Let’s go take a walk in the right direction to a healthier you.

Categories: Fitness