Lemon belongs to the group of citrus fruits together with tangerines, grapefruit and oranges. It is cheap, available and versatile. This fruit is particularly useful when we talk about the overall health, detoxification of the body, weight loss process etc.
This yellow fruit is one of the riches fruits in vitamin B and vitamin C, riboflavin and many minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. The composition of lemon includes carbohydrates and protein.
The lemon peel is really useful because it is rich in fitocyd substances and vitamin P that fights microbes. It also contains essential oils that reduce cholesterol levels, blood pressure, improve the concentration and memory, strengthen the immune system, prevent from atherosclerosis, nausea, headaches, fatigueetc etc.
Favorite citrus will strengthen your immunity, will make your skin radiant and will also help you to lose the excess pounds.
If you’re on a diet, lemon can be your best ally. This extremely healthful fruit can help you in several ways:
- Pectin, which is found in lemon, increases the feeling of satiety and reduces the appetite. If you want to prevent yourself from overeating, you have to drink tea with lemon before the meals.
- Pectin also slows down the absorption of sugar and glucose in the body and thus prevents sudden changes in the blood sugar.
- Lemon is a natural diuretic which helps to remove the excess fluids through the urine.
- If you want to lose a lot of weight, drink diluted lemon drink. Consume a glass of water with lemon juice (from a half lemon), a little pepper and two tablespoons of honey. Drink a pound of water with juice from two lemons during the day. Occasional consumption of this beverage will alleviate the hunger.
Have a nice day and enjoy in the drink!
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