Nutritional Facts of Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric, Calories in Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one glass of Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric have?

One glass of  Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric  gives  45 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 45 calories, proteins account for 0 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 0 calories.  One Dosa provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to see Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric calorieWarm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric is a simple detox solution that can be consumed everyday, first thing in the morning. We all know that lemon juice and turmeric have amazing health benefits – and this easy recipe brings both together.

Making Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric is very simple. You just need 3 ingredients – honey, lemon juice and water which have to combined with warm water. Mix them well and your health potion as a remedy to cold and cough is ready to be served.

Turmeric powder (haldi), which is found in everyone’s masala dabba is obtained by boiling the roots for hours, drying them for weeks and then grinding them in huge grinders to get the powder. It aids digestion by stimulating the flow of bile, and is also known to have wonderful antiseptic properties. In anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal cold remedy with turmeric, you will need ¼ tsp of turmeric powder.

Is Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric healthy?

Yes, it is for healthy.  The turmeric used in anti-inflammatory recipe for cold has many other benefits. Thanks to this antiseptic action, turmeric is used for treating dysentery and diarrhoea, which are caused by microorganisms. Perhaps because we use it in small quantities, many people are not aware of the rich iron content in turmeric, which works against anaemia. Curcumin, an anti-inflammatory compound in turmeric helps relieve inflammation of the joints.

Of course, the benefits of lemon juice in warm honey lemon water with turmeric cannot be forgotten either. It helps to boost your metabolism early in the morning, is a good source of antioxidant vitamin C , and helps to freshen breath too.

Honey in ant-inflammatory homey lemon water helps to balance the flavours, making this Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric a pleasure to sip on first thing in the morning. That said, we recommend you use a straw to drink this, because lemon juice is acidic and may damage the enamel of your teeth if had directly without a straw.

What's good in the Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric.

Turmeric Powder (Haldi) : Turmeric helps in digestion of food thus helping to overcome indigestion. Haldi may help in reducing the growth of fat cells in the body. Turmeric, being rich in iron, is highly valuable in the treatment of anaemia and both the root as well as the powder should be a regular part of an anaemic diet. One of the health benefits of turmeric is it’s anti-inflammatory property due to the active compound, Curcumin, which helps to relieve inflammation of the joints and thus is a ladder to relieve pain related to arthritis. The curcumin in haldi also helps to ward of the bacteria’s causing cold, cough and throat irritation.  Turmeric benefits in diabetes management by lowering blood glucose levels. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects are useful in the treatment of diabetes patients.  It is known to be a good brain food and keep diseases like Alzheimer’s at bay. See here for detailed turmeric benefits


Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

What's the problem ?

Honey : Honey, a natural sweetener, is a thick liquid made by honeybees which acts as an energy boost. A tbsp. of honey (20 g) gives 60 calories but virtually no protein, fat and fiber. It has been regarded as a traditional medicine since ages. It’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties are known to fight bacteria and prevent infections like cold and cough. Some research also shows that the polyphenolic compounds in honey help protect the heart. 

In reality honey and sugar both are filled with carbs and will affect blood sugar levels. The use of honey by diabetics has been under debate. Research shows that on consumption of honey by a group of diabetics, initially increased the blood sugar levels. But after 2 hours the blood sugar levels dropped and were under control. This probably indicated that the consumption of honey, might increase insulin levels in the body which has a positive effect on blood sugar levels. Moreover, it is also a fact that honey is more sweeter than sugar and so may require less quantity. However, honey is not the wisest option to be picked by diabetics. Any fluctuation in blood sugar levels is not considered safe for them. So addition of generous amounts of honey to make desserts is a complete No-No. However if you wish to have it in moderate amounts occasionally, talk to your doctor and dietitian. Adjust the dose of medicine and other carbs in the diet before adding honey to your diet. 

Is Honey Beneficial for Weight Loss?

Honey Lemon Water is a drink which most weight watchers prefer to have early in the morning. The hot water in this concoction helps to break down the fat globules, while the honey and lemon duo aids in cleansing and removing toxins from the body and thus boost metabolism. But at the same time honey lends some calories as well. So if you opt for this drink pre-workout, probably honey will give you an energy boost and you will also burn these calories from honey. Thus, though honey can be used, you should be in mindful about the amount of honey being added to your meal plan. Restrict the quantity of honey to not more than 1 tsp per glass (this will add only 20 calories). Also concentrate on eating a whole lot of other foods which aid in giving a trimmed waistline, as there is no such one food which helps in achieving your weight loss targets.


Can Diabetics, Heart patients and over weight individuals have  Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss.

Can healthy individuals have Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric?

Yes, It is good for healthy individuals. But reduce the honey used a bit and opt Raw unpasteurized honey: The honey must be raw and unpasteurized, that means it is not heated, and importantly not filtered or processed. Raw unpasteurized honey is made in India and easily available also on Amazon.  If its organic honeys then it can be pasteurized and be processed. If you want honey to have as a healthy option to your diet, then you must buy the correct honey by reading the label on the honey bottle and this Raw unpasteurized honey is far more expensive than organic or processed honey.   

How to burn 45 calories that come from one glass of Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric?

Walking (6 kmph) = 14 

Running (11 kmph) =

Cycling (30 kmph) =

Swimming (2 kmph) =

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per glass% Daily Values
Energy45 cal2%
Protein0.1 g0%
Carbohydrates12.1 g4%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat0 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C2 mg5%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.7 mcg0%
Calcium4.3 mg1%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium1.2 mg0%
Phosphorus1.1 mg0%
Sodium0.7 mg0%
Potassium20.8 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric
 on 19 Jul 20 10:17 PM

excellent work for me i have osteoartrhite i take in jejum before my breakfast
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
20 Jul 20 02:24 PM
Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric
 on 14 Apr 20 11:34 PM

Is honey warm water, lemon and tumeric tea good for people with gastric problem?
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Tarla Dalal    Lemon Juice is acidic but when mixed with water it helps treat acid reflux on digestion. Turmeric is also known to be a digestive aid which when used in cooking may help prevent indigestion. But to overcome acidity turmeric may or may not help. It is individualistic.
16 Apr 20 08:34 AM