Lemons are a super-food, not because they add abundant flavor only, but they also have a ton of health benefits.
The flavonoids in lemons’ juice contain antioxidants, due to which lemons are used in treating many ailments and conditions.
To take a maximum of their benefits we suggest freezing them.
Here we explain why this method is so great for you.
Lemon peels contain plenty great stuff. Compounds that are found in lemon peels boost immune system, normalize cholesterol and prevent cancer development.
The peels provide strong anti-microbial effect, also prevent bacterial and fungal infections, and that is of great importance for removing process of internal parasites and worms.
Lemons are used in every detox method, when preparing lemonade, lemon water or lemon tea.
Health Benefits of lemon
Experts are associating consumption of fresh fruits and veggies to a decreased risk of lifestyle-related ailments.
Here are its greatest benefits:
- Reduced risk of stroke
- Excellent treatment of inflammation
- Cancer prevention
- Immunity boost
- Prevention and treatment of depression and stress
- Kidney and liver cleanse
- Prevention against asthma symptoms
- Effective against dangerous bacteria
Lemons and Cancer
Their vitamin C content is mostly concentrated in juice. But, lemon peels provide great nutrients, and huge potential in destroying and removing toxic waste from body, and it is the top reason to be often used in the treatment of cancer patients.
Scientists have spent decades wondering and testing whether lemons are destroys abnormal cancer cells and many studies confirmed this possibility.
Extracts released in that frozen lemons destroy malignant cells in 12 cancers: colon, breast, lung, prostate and pancreas.
Frozen lemons can be more effective when compared to chemotherapy, and it is lot healthier and safer solution than chemo drugs.
Lemon peels have 5-10 more vitamins than lemon juice.
Nutritionist and expert on women’s health, Dr. Marilyn Glenville, explain that combination of healthy peels do good to overall health.
“Smoothie of lemon is better than a juice, cause you can consume the whole fruit including the peel, not throwing away a single nutrient from the fruit.”
Due to the bitter taste of their skin citrus fruits are not favorites to most people. But, here is recipe that help pull out the maximum of your lemons without the bitter flavor.
Freeze your lemons
- Wash, disinfect lemons with organic apple cider vinegar or baking soda.
- Rinse and pat them dry using a towel.
- Freeze them
- Once they are completely frozen, grate them, pulp, peel, seeds and all.
- Put lemons into ice cube trays, to store them in freezer, use them whenever you need some citrus fruit.
Lemon peels give a stronger taste to dishes.
Add grated lemon peels to salads, soups, yoghurt or pasta sauces or homemade ice cream,or your smoothie, juice or tea.
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