When I was little, I often used to wonder why my grandmother used to take a warm glass of lemon water every day in the morning. On several occasions when I was close to her, she would insist that I also pour myself a glass, and as time went by, and as I grew older, I sort of lost interest in the whole lemon and warm water idea and moved on with my life.
One fine morning as I was going through my old photos, I happened to come across one particular photo of me sitting on my grandmother’s lap and that was when it really hit me; my grandmother hasn’t aged at all, or at least she is aging gracefully compared to most women her age. Immediately memories of her being a natural health nut and all those mornings of taking warm glasses of lemon and water also came flooding back to me.
It was at moment that I decided to do a little research on the entire subject, and I was thrilled at what I found out about this drink, and which I am quite sure will also shock some of you out of your socks. This is what I discovered:
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