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Can taking lemon-water affect the Kidneys?

As we know,our kidneys are responsible in filtering urine and to discard waste products from the body.Lemon water has wonderful benefits.Lemon water is rich in sugars, vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, niacin, and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, and iron.

Drinking lemon water can supplement the nutrients the body needs.More so,drinking Luke warm lemon water with addition of honey can be even more advantageous to your kidneys and increasing it's efficacy and life as well.

With advancement in medical research,it has been also found that drinking lemon water can prevent the formation of kidney stones, which is very beneficial to kidney health.After the minerals in the urine crystallize and accumulate inside the kidneys, kidney stones can occur.

How does it help?

Lemon water contains a citrates(also known as citric acid) which helps prevent calcium from building up and forming kidney stones more specifically it helps to flush out small stones and crystals which have not yet matured into bigger stones.And the water washes away the kidney stones easily. acid,thereby reducing the incidence of kidney stones.In addition, lemon water is rich in vitamin C, 100 grams of lemon juice contains about 39 mg of vitamin C.

Other benefits is in lemon water is vitamin C is a natural antioxidant, with anti-oxidation, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and other functions.

Ideally one should one should drink a glass of luke warm lemon water thrice per week for better health.Thank you.

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