I've been reading recently about how there are a lot of
health benefits in the drinking of lemon water.
I was at a health food store in COMO to buy a bottle
of calcium and on the way out, I stopped
and picked up one of their free publications.
Inside was an article about Carrie Ann Inaba, one
of the judges on D.ances W.ith the S.tars. She
mentioned her parents and their battle with cancer
and how it caused her to reexamine her own
lifestyle and health choices and set about finding
out what she could to hopefully prevent getting
cancer in the first place. One of her new
prevention habits is beginning and ending each
day with a glass of lemon water so that her body
can be more alkaline than acidic. She had learned
that cancer cells have a tough time thriving in an
I don't know what to think about the alkaline vs acidic theory,
some say there is a lot to it but others say not so much.
I have read where lemons have many health benefits.
I won't list them all since they can be found by googling.
I have found out one important thing, at least for me.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Just plain lemon water makes me pucker, I have
to add a little sweetener to mine!
What about you? Do you use lemons for any
reason besides cooking or baking?
Until next time...