Doctors urge once and for all to forget about the detox.
Water with lemon is considered highly beneficial, with its associated use of a range of health effects.
However, those beneficial properties with which to associate drinking water with lemon, have not, as it turns out, scientific evidence.
The myth about water with lemon: helps to lose weight. It is alleged that the sour taste is useful for stimulation of metabolism and a glass of water with lemon before eating is a great recipe for harmony. Science does not confirm this. Drinking water really fills part of the stomach and reduces appetite. But lemon is not to blame.
The myth about water with lemon: improves digestion. According to the researchers, lemon water does not contain pectin, fiber, or probiotics, which could help digestion. Secretory cells, which secrete the gastric juice, allow it to adapt to environmental changes, increasing the production acid or reduced. Upon receipt of the lemon and acid this mechanism works, and in digestion, nothing will change.
The myth about water with lemon: a rich source of vitamins and minerals. In fact, in a glass of water with lemon does not contain 1% of the daily value of potassium, phosphorus and calcium and vitamin C in it is so small that to fill the daily requirement for ascorbic acid, according to scientists, much better to eat an orange.
The myth about water with lemon: cleans from toxins. Doctors urge once and for all to forget about the detox. According to them, is the so-called slag water primarily rids the body of necessary salts.