Lemon, one of the two main ingredients in this drink, is a rich source of vitamin C. Lemon juice provides about 21% of a person’s daily value (DV). In addition, citrus fruit is rich in flavonoids, a compound with strong disease-fighting properties.
The drink is low in fat, carbohydrates, sugar, but contains traces of several vitamins and minerals, including potassium, folic acid and vitamin B.
The nutritional value of each glass of lemon water varies depending on how much lemon juice is squeezed into it and other added ingredients.
According to dietary recommendations, women over the age of 19 should take 75 mg of vitamin C, and for men over the age of 19 it is 90 mg per day. Those who smoke need more vitamin C a day than those who do not.
When it comes to specific boiled lemon water, there are still not many scientific studies to help us understand if boiling changes the nutritional content. Some studies suggest that boiling can effectively reduce the amount of nutrients in the drink. Even then it is said that drinking boiled lemon is extremely beneficial for health. Some health benefits of consumption are: