Lemon is rich in citric acid which boosts the fat-burning process, speeds up the metabolism, and suppresses appetite. Furthermore, citric acid stimulates the secretion of gastric acid which improves digestion. Lemon peel is abundant in pectin which can regulate the blood sugar levels.

Numerous nutritionists and dietitians claim that lemon contains the essential nutrients the body needs to break up fat and promote weight loss.

Lemon contains high amount of vitamin C which strengthens the immune system.

Generally, lemon is an amazing fruit that can help you clean the organism of toxins, cleanse the blood and lymph, accelerate metabolism and therefore, lose weight and prevent disease.

In addition, read about the lemon diet and how to achieve better results and to whom this diet is mostly recommended.

Lemon diet is very simple: every morning before breakfast drink the following amounts of lemon juice mixed with water.

Day 1: juice of 1 lemon mixed with 1 glass of fresh water.

Day 2: juice of 2 lemons mixed with 2 glasses of fresh water.

Day 3: juice of 3 lemons mixed with 3 glasses of fresh water.

Day 4: juice of 4 lemons mixed with 4 glasses of fresh water.

Day 5: juice of 5 lemons mixed with 5 glasses of fresh water.

Day 6: juice of 6 lemons mixed with 6 glasses of fresh water.

Day 7: juice of 3 lemons mixed with 10 glasses of fresh water.

Day 8: juice of 6 lemons mixed with 6 glasses of fresh water.

Day 9: juice of 5 lemons mixed with 5 glasses of fresh water.

Day 10: juice of 4 lemons mixed with 4 glasses of fresh water.

Day 11: juice of 3 lemons mixed with 3 glasses of fresh water.

Day 12: juice of 2 lemons mixed with 2 glasses of fresh water.

Day 13: juice of 1 lemon mixed with 1 glass of fresh water.

Day 14: juice of 3 lemons mixed with 10 glasses of fresh water.

Add one tablespoon of honey and drink the resulting beverage throughout the day.

TIP: Wash your oral cavity immediately after consuming the lemon water to protect your tooth enamel from the lemon acids.

This diet is not recommended for people with gastrointestinal problems.

If you combine this diet with low calorie intake you will get even better results.

Avoid eating too much and do not eat pasta, white bread or pastries. Forget carbonated beverages, juices with artificial sweeteners or alcohol. Also, avoid snacks, chips, candy, etc.