Water with lemon helps to hydrate you because the lemon is high in electrolytes. This is especially helpful upon waking since you have not been drinking anything for eight hours and you may be dehydrated.
Lemon water alkalizes your body. The higher the pH, the more your body is able to fight diseases. Cancer cells cannot thrive in an alkaline environment.
Water with lemon cleanses the liver, blood vessels and arteries. Lemon juice stimulates the liver to release toxins.
Water with lemon can help lower blood pressure. Lemon has a high content of potassium, calcium and magnesium. A daily intake of one lemon can reduce high blood pressure by 10%.
Lemon water has an astringent effect on your stomach which helps to suppress hunger cravings. Studies show that people who start their day with lemon water lost weight faster.