Drinking lemon-flavored water instead of sugared alternatives can help shed 10-16 pounds of flab per year.
Lemons hold an enormous amount of potassium and aid in regulating blood pressure.
Lemons deliver antioxidants that prevent the oxidation of cholesterol and help battle related diseases.
Lemons deliver vitamin C and citric acid — both of which promote iron absorption.
Once metabolized, lemons speed the extraction of nutrients and decrease food absorption, which reduces blood sugar spikes.
Source: Cleveland Clinic: health essentials
Lemons hold citric acid, which makes the urine less acidic and reduces the chance of generating kidney stones.