The Health Drink That These Six Celebrities Swear By
With nutritionists on speed dial, celebs often try things before the rest of us have even heard of it. But they remain loyal to the simple lemon water.
We’ll have what she’s having – and that’s lemon water
Celebs are touting lemon as a can’t-live-without-it morning drink. But unlike java, they’re not drinking this warming tonic for its delightful flavour (spoiler alert: it’s sour), but for the slew of health benefits.
Experts claim that fresh squeezed lemon juice mixed with warm water can do everything, from prevent certain disease to boost immunity. How? It could be in part to the flavonoid compound lemons contain and research that shows hot water making it easier to absorb.
We all know Queen Bey’s affinity for lemonade, but this is the morning bevvie the 36-year-old singer/songwriter swears by, according to the telegraph.co.uk. Excuse us, we’ll be over here trying to sip our way to that Beyoncé glow. Keep reading for more celebs who swear by this tart ritual.
The 48-year-old actress starts her day by making “my standard cup of hot water with a slice of lemon in there,” she tells wellandgood.com. This might explain why she hasn’t aged a day since Friends.
The 34-year-old model drinks a glass of warm water with the juice of half an organic lemon each morning. She says it helps kick-start digestion for the rest of the day and loves the vitamin C boost it offers, according to stylist.co.uk.
The 45-year-old actress (and wellness junkie) starts a daily detox with Canarino (an Italian tea consisting of hot water with lemon). She claims the alkalizing lemon balances the body’s pH levels and vitamin C neutralizes free radicals in the skin, according to wellandgood.com.
The 31-year-old TV personality, fashion designer and author says she feels more energized since she began drinking hot lemon water on the daily. She drinks the juice of half a lemon with 12 to 16 ounces of hot water for its healthy benefits, like improved digestion.