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Lemon Water To The Rescue in Losing Belly Fat

Updated on January 26, 2016

Belly out


Belly Fat Information

Do you know how your belly fat started?

Uncontrolled diet is one of the most common causes of belly fat. Another factor that increases belly size is stress. If you are exposed to chronic stress, a hormone cortisol is being released by your body which retain fats and stayed at the midsection. When a woman also reaches her menopausal period, there is a decrease in the amount of estrogen and the fat distribution is altered. The distribution mainly focuses now on the belly portion.

Hypertension from Belly Fat

hypertension | Source

Belly Fat Disadvantages

Belly fat once accumulated contributes to the overall weight gain of a person which may lead to obesity. A person who is obese has more risk to vascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes. One way to prevent these diseases is to control first the belly fat.

Aside from that, person with protruding belly fat might be feel shy in wearing swim suits and find it difficult to fit some clothes.


Lemon To The Rescue

What is Lemon?

- is a small evergreen tree growing up to 10-12 feet. Sharp, stout thorns armed the stem of the lemon. It's juice contains 5% to 6% citric acid. That's why, it has a sour taste.

Though its origin was mystery, it has been thought it first grow in Assam - a region in Northeast India until it spreads across Europe, Middle-East, Africa and in America.

It was reported that a study of genetic origin of lemon has been conducted. It showed that it was a hybrid between sour grape and citron.

taste the lemon juice
taste the lemon juice | Source

Nutrients in Lemon

It is an excellent source of Vitamin C and some other nutrients like fiber, calcium, potassium, and vitamin B6. Iron, Magnesium, Thiamin and Riboflavin also present in Lemon.

See the table below for in depth analysis of nutrients:

Nutrient Value
Percentage of RDA
29 Kcal
9.32 g
1.10 g
Total Fat
0.30 g
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
2.80 g
11 ug
0.100 mg
Pantothenic acid
0.190 mg
0.080 mg
0.020 mg
0.040 mg
Vitamin C
53 mg
Vitamin A
22 IU
Vitamin E
0.15 mg
Vitamin K
0 ug
2 mg
138 mg
26 mg
37 ug
0.60 mg
8 mg
0.030 mg
0.06 mg
3 ug
Lemon (Citrus limon), fresh, without peel Nutrition Value per 100 g (Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)
getting slimmer
getting slimmer
water with lemon
water with lemon
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be slimmer, be sexier, be fit | Source

No worries on belly fat with lemon water

One way to loose your belly fat is drinking lemon water. Our liver needs to be detoxified in order to metabolize the fat effectively. Lemon water does a great help. It increases enzymes excellently in order to detoxify the liver to carry out its functions efficiently.

Lemon Selection:

Choose ripe lemon. Usually, green-colored lemon are more acidic and unripe.

The heavier the lemon and the thinner the skin, the more flesh and more juice it has.

An old lemon, on the other hand, has dull color with patchy or wrinkled skin.

How to do it?

Prepare this:

1 pc. lemon

1 glass of water - warm preferred

Take a lemon and squeeze out its juice into the warm water after you get up in the morning.

Warm water is good to make lemon water for fat burning. Mix well and take this lemon water every morning on an empty stomach. Do not eat or drink anything for at least 30 minutes.

Do this regularly in the morning and loose your belly fat surely.

Do it and become beautiful in a natural way!

Fresh Fruit Juicer

Use Fresh Fruit Juicer so you wouldn't find it difficult squeezing out the lemon.


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    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 

      4 years ago from Germany

      It´s a long time now since I last drunk lemon water. Thanks for reminding me this. Welcome to HP!

    • jonadeth101 profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from Philippines

      I got additional info why some like you love to drink it. Not only for belly fat but for the great taste it brings. Thanks Erin.

    • lilmissmontana profile image

      Erin Nichols 

      4 years ago from Montana

      I love drinking my water with lemon and it has helped curbed my appetite. But the initial reason I started drinking it was because it was crisp and refreshing without being sweet or leaving my mouth dry like sugary lemonade. Excellent hub and information. Voted up!


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