Episode #377 – The Surprising Truth About Lemon Water

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In This Episode:

In this podcast, I go over the surprising truth about warm lemon water and how you can use this to improve your energy, digestion and more.

  • 00:15 Starting with a warm drink early in the day.
  • 00:45 How Vitamin C improves our Endothelial lining.
  • 01:18 The power of electrolytes
  • 01:38 What is structured water? What does it do?
  • 02:20 Appreciating water as a communication system
  • 03:02 How lemon triggers our vagus nerve (and calms our body)
  • 03:55 How lemon’s acidity balances our gut microbiome.
  • 04:52 How can you heal your stomach lining?
  • 05:17 Adding salt to balance your electrolyte profile.
  • 05:52 What happens if your cortisol level gets too high?
  • 07:00 How much salt should you add?
  • 07:25 What are the additional benefits of warm lemon water?
  • 08:15 Combining your warm lemon water with your intermittent fasting routine.

What is the REAL reason we need to be drinking warm lemon water? Well, there are a few great ones actually, and in today’s awesome aqua-focused episode of Functional Nutrition, Dr. Jockers is giving us the download on why lemon water is so good for you.

Key Benefits of Warm Lemon Water

1. Rich in Vitamin C & Citrus Bioflavonoids
2. A Form of Structured Water
3. Activates the Vagus Nerve for Improved Parasympathetic Tone
4. Improves the Gut Microbiome
5. Improves Bowel Movements

Did you know that just by adding a pinch of salt to your warm lemon water, it will act as an anti-histamine, thus helping with your allergies? This trick can also lower your cortisol levels too!

Learn how to improve your gut microbiome, your bowel movements, and your overall energy and digestion in this short and sweet (ok, slightly lemony) episode from our favorite holistic health practitioner, Dr. Jockers. It’s time to activate your Vagus nerve for improved parasympathetic tone, don’t you think?

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“Lemon is rich in Vitamin C as well as bioflavonoids. Citrus bioflavonoids. Those bioflavonoids synergize with Vitamin C and they help improve oxygen extraction and oxygen delivery into the cells.”   

-Dr. David Jockers

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