The Truth About Hot Water with Lemon

Hot Lemon

Lemons contain a flavonoid compound, which helps to boost your immunity and can even protect you against cardiovascular disease and cancer, says Sue Mah, a registered dietitian and founder of Nutrition Solutions. “Research shows that hot water can actually extract this beneficial flavonoid, which makes it easier for your body to absorb the lemon’s flavonoid compound even better,” she explains.