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lemon water benefits

9 science-backed lemon water health benefits

woman squeezing lemon into water glass
glass of lemon infused water
Nutrient Per glass of lemon water % of approx. RDA
Vitamin C 30.7mg 34%
Vitamin A 1mcg 0%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Iron 0.35mg 2%
Calcium  15mg 1%
lemon blueberry water
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Donia Hilal

Donia Hilal,
Nutritionist

Joined Holland & Barrett: Jan 2018

Bsc in Nutrition, Registered Associate Nutritionist and Certification in Pre and Post Natal Nutrition

Donia started her career as a freelance nutritionist, later she joined Nestle as their Market Nutritionist to help support their healthier product range, before joining the team at Holland & Barrett in January 2018.

Donia has over 6 years experience as a Nutritionist and also works with clients on a one to one basis to support their goals which include weight loss, prenatal and postnatal nutrition and children’s health.