Gut Reaction

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 1
Gut Reaction
Health Highlights
A simple 3 ingredient beverage for your gut.


1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1 piece, 1-inch Ginger root (peeled)
1 cup Water, filtered (hot)


1. Place the lemon juice and ginger in a mug.  
2. Pour hot water over lemon and ginger and let steep for a few minutes.
3. Remove ginger and let the tea cool a bit before drinking.  


Quick Tips:

  • Steep your favorite tea into the mix, or add 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar for a digestive aid.

Nutritional Highlights:

  • Lemons have plant compounds— namely hesperidin and diosmin — that have been found to lower cholesterol
  • Ginger contains a compound called gingerol, which is a powerful antioxidant and is anti-inflammatory.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 13.6
Calories from fat 1.1
Calories from saturated fat 0.3
Total Fat 0.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1.6 mg
Potassium 62 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 0.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Vegetables 0.2

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