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The Incredible Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water


2. Source of Vitamin C

Most people think the best way to bulk up on vitamin C is by eating oranges, and while that might be true, there are other options out there! Lemon water can also do the trick! Because lemons are technically a citrus fruit, they also contain a good amount of vitamin C. It’s true they don’t have more vitamin C than an orange. Despite this, they’re still a great option.

Why do we need vitamin C? Well, for starters it’s an antioxidant that protects cells from damaging free radicals, says Healthline. It also has the ability to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke, as well as lower blood pressure.

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