Most of the emails I get on daily basis are usually about how weight loss can be achieved quickly. Excessive weight gain is fast becoming a serious medical condition that our health professionals should pay attention to as many clients I get to meet are more than 100kg in weight while at the edge of been obese.
I am not writing to say that you should consume lemon water excessively as a means to lose weight. It is to help you compliment for some deficiencies during you weight loss therapy. For some of the clients I have had in the past, the use of lemon water had helped in initiating proper fat loss. However, lemon water alone is not advisable for weight loss.
How To Use Lemon Water To Lose Weight
There was a research that showed the vitamin C content in lemon may be particularly beneficial for weight loss. A study published in the “Journal of the American College of Nutrition” in June 2005 found that people who do not consume enough vitamin C may have more trouble losing body fat than those who get sufficient amounts of vitamin C. There are some potential risks to drinking lemon water.
During weight loss therapy, it is usually very difficult to delete some certain foods or meals from the diet of any client without intentionally including a substitute. In a situation where a client is used to consuming high calorie beverages, one of such ways to help is to introduce lemon water to such person. The client can still enjoy some liquid portions that is not plain water but yet had reduced his or her calorie intake because lemon is low calorie
Some individuals have subjected themselves to few days of lemon juice or lemon water diet therapy. For a few people, it works very effective helping them loose 7kg in about 10 days while others lose about 2kg. The reality is that the best way to lose body fat is a combined effort of nutrition and activities. It is very certain that you would gain back the weight lost during only lemon juice intake. It is only a matter of time.
It is professionally advised not to drink lemon juice directly. You should dilute the juice in water before drinking. The reason for this is that lemon juice is highly acidic, and continued and excessive exposure to acidic foods and beverages can erode your tooth enamel.