Interesting Facts about lemon:
- Lemons are a hybrid between a sour orange and a citron.
- The most common types of lemons are the Meyer, Eureka and Lisbon lemons.
- Lemons are a great source of vitamin C! One fresh lemon provides 187% of your daily recommended serving of vitamin C.
Now let’s have a look the amazing benefits of lemons for your skin and overall health!
Digestion and Detoxification
Lemons have an atomic structure that makes livers produce bile which helps the food move through your body smooth and relieve indigestion. It is also a mild diuretic, which means it helps detoxify your body by making you go to the bathroom just a bit more than usual to help the body get rid of any waste.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for your health as it boosts the immune system and allows for optimal functioning. It also protects cells from oxidative damage and stimulate the production of white blood cells, which protects the body against infectious diseases. Lemons are a great source of vitamin C to include in a balance diet!
Rejuvenation and Healing
Lemons are also full of antioxidants which helps fight damage caused by free radicals and keep your skin looking young. Vitamin C found in lemons also encourage skin cells for collagen production, which helps keep wrinkles at bay!
Lemons contain ‘pectin’ which a common fibre that is found in fruits. This fibre helps you feel fuller for longer, so you won’t eat as much, which aids in weight loss.
When you are dehydrated, you will usually experience the symptoms of dehydration, such as dizziness and feeling weak. Drinking lemon water can help hydrate your body and avoid these issues. You will also get a boost of energy from lemons as their negative-charged ions enter your digestive system. Not to mention, the smell of lemon is just the perfect way to reduce stress and improve your energy levels!
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