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Lemon: Health Benefits, Facts and Hacks.

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So, here in this blog you can explore lemon health benefits and facts by several studies and some beneficial hacks of lemon.

As we know, Lemon is a citrus fruit commonly used for drinks, garnish, and many other purposes. Besides this, there is many other things that you don’t know about this little fruit lemon.

Facts about lemon revealed by several studies
  •   Lemons are native to Asia and it’s name is derived from Asian name for “sour”.
  • Many people think of lemon as one of a fruit but actually it’s a berry and it’s hybrid between a sour orange and a citron.
  • Lemon is a huge source of Vitamin C.
  • The high acidity factor of lemons make them good cleaning aids.
  • The lemon tree is an evergreen tree because it blooms  and produces fruit all year round. Each tree can produce between 225kgs and 270kgs of lemons a year Even the leaves of a lemon tree can be used to make tea
  • Lemons contains 5-6% of citric acid which is the reason of it’s sour taste.
  • Lemons are mostly produced in ChinaIndiaMexicoArgentina and Brazil.
  • In 2003, the heaviest lemon ever grown was recorded in Kefar Zeitim, Israel. It weighed 5.265 kg , had a circumference of 74 cm and was 35 cm high. Guinness World Records 2013.

Why They’re Healthy:

Facts about lemon revealed by several studies
  • Just one lemon has more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C, which may help increase “good” HDL cholesterol levels and strengthen bones.
  • Citrus flavonoids found in lemons may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells and act as an anti-inflammatory.

Nutritions That Lemon Contains :

Facts about lemon revealed by several studies

One lemon contains:

  • energy: 16.8 calories (kcal)
  • carbohydrates: 5.41 g, of which 1.45 g are sugars
  • calcium 15.1 milligrams (mg)
  • iron: 0.35 mg
  • magnesium: 4.6 mg
  • phosphorus: 9.3 mg
  • potassium: 80 mg
  • selenium: 0.2 micrograms (mcg)
  • vitamin C: 30.7 mg
  • folate: 6.4 mcg
  • choline: 3.0 mg
  • vitamin A: 0.6 mcg
  • lutein + zeaxanthin: 6.4 mcg

Lemons also contain small amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, copper, and manganese.

Health Benefits of Lemon juice :

  • Boosts immune system
  • Aids in digestion
  • Increases concentration
  • Flushes liver and kidneys suppresses appetite
  • Nausea, Vomiting, and travel sickness
  • Prevent heart failure
  • Help Wounds to heal faster
  • Help the body to remove toxins
  • Beneficial in infection
  • Its good for asthma patient
  • It’s beneficial for hair and glowing skin cause of Vitamin C
  • Lemon juice can help reduce the itching and swelling caused by insect bites.

Beneficial hacks of lemon :

  • For oily skin, one teaspoon honey and couple of drops of lemon juice benefits a lot.
  • Drinking hot lemon water can prevent cancer. Don’t add sugar. Hot lemon water is more beneficial than cald lemon water.
  • Drinking a lemon juice can instigate your nerves and banish sleepiness.
  • Try to replace lemon juice or lemon beverage with harmful drinks, since it reduces the liver’s poison, improves your mood and increases your strength.
  • Drinking lemon water at early morning spikes your energy levels physically and mentally. By improving nutrient absorption in your stomach, it gives you a steady, natural energy buzz that lasts the length of the day.
  • Lemon juice is best when you want to lose your weight.
  • Experts says “Never keep lemon juice in plastic bottles, its acid produces a dangerous mixture in combination with plastic, it can even cause cancer, so use glassy bottles instead
  • Lemon juice with a pinch of salt every morning lowers cholesterol levels and brings down your weight.

So, Now all you know about lemon health benefits, facts and hack. i hope you liked it…

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