According to Dr. Madhuri, "Drinking honey, lemon and water first thing in the morning cleanses the urinary tract and keeps urine infections at bay."
Dietician Anshul Jaibharat says, "Honey, lemon and water is cleansing in nature and it's a great way to the break the fast after sleeping at night. But for this to be effective, you need to drink it at a lukewarm temperature as soon as you wake up and make sure the honey you're using is pure and preferably organic."
Looks like nothing beats warm water with a few drops of honey and lemon juice when it comes to preventing constipation despite the fact that there are a number of effective home remedies to tackle this common health issue. Constipation may not specifically cause you to gain weight, but irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive problems can lead significantly affect an individual’s weight. Moreover, people who are obese overweight often complain of constipation.
New Delhi: We all know that drinking warm water mixed with freshly squeezed lemon juice first thing in the morning can help you lose weight fast, perhaps, this one too - honey and lemon water. Undeniably the combination of consuming honey with warm water and a few drops of fresh lemon juice can offer a range of health benefits and not just weight loss. It helps to improve your digestion, kickstart your metabolism, and most importantly, enable your body to burn fat efficiently. This detox drink is one of the best diets to reduce belly fat naturally.
"In India, many people start their day with a warm cup of water mixed with honey and lemon in order to lose weight. Now, honey and lemon are both popularly recognized for their many health benefits. Honey is a powerhouse of antioxidants and flavonoids, that help boost one's immunity. It is low on the glycemic index and hence does not contribute to calories. Lemon is a very rich source of Vitamin C and works as a detoxifying agent. The pectin fibres present in lemon slow down the digestion of sugars and starches, and improve gut health," says Dr. Sapna V Roshni, Dermatologist, Cocoona Centre of Aesthetic Transformation. But put together - is the concoction of honey, lemon and water actually good for you. Or is that just an urban myth? We spoke to health experts to find out the truth.
Apart from lemon water, it is believed that honey contains fat-burning properties. Although honey and lemon water are beneficial for weight loss, drinking this mix alone may not assist you to lose weight easily, simply, because there’s no such single nutrient or food that can help you shed unwanted flabs. Apart from drinking this concoction, try eating a balanced and healthy diet, supplemented with exercise, physical activity, and an adequate sleep to yield the best results in terms of weight loss.