This citrus fruit, lemon, has been one of the most amazing and favored fruits of many people because of its savory and mouthwatering taste. Not only because of its ideal taste, it also has a lot of numerous health benefits that’s why people actually want this fruit juice in between their meals.
Lemon juices contain flavonoid which are antioxidants which enable the body to resist illness and infections. With its effects as a good antioxidant, lemon juices serve as a good immune system booster because of it is packed with naturally pure vitamin C. This fruit juice must be stored in the fridge in order to preserve its nutrients and prolong the spoilage period.
The lemon peel could also be used in several cuisines because it’s zest contains a lot of minerals that help improve the taste of the food. It also has a lot to offer including its effects on improving the quality of hydration if it’s added to a water and let it sit for hours. It also contains anti-bacterial effect which could help in sanitation of the water.
Here are the ailments that lemon can prevent in your system:
- Vascular Diseases
- Excessive inflammation and swelling
- Symptoms of asthma
- Kidney and liver infection
- pH imbalance
- Cancer Prevention
Researchers believed that the lemon fruit is linked in treating cancer patients. Because it is packed with nutrients and vitamin C, lemon juice has also an ability to remove toxic wastes and destroy cancer cells in the body. There are researchers and laboratory tests since 1970 about the effects of frozen lemons and its ability to mitigate malignancy and cancer tissues in the body significantly including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer.
It has also been noted that there are researches that show the effectivity of frozen lemon which is more conservative and natural method compared to chemotherapy. It is safer to use by killing the cancer cells without risking the healthy cells rather than the drugs that are used in chemotherapy which is very lethal to all cell types.
It has been also stated by a nutritionist and also has an expertise in women’s health, Dr. Marilyn Glenville on BBC food that:
“Most of the antioxidants that are included in the fruit are counted in the peel rather than the pulp.”
She also pointed out that:
“Smoothie is far better than a juice, since you can consume the entire fruit including the peel, and you will not throw away a single nutrient from the fruit.”
Here are the effective way to prepare for your frozen lemon:
- Soak the lemons with an apple cider vinegar or baking soda
- Wash it afterward with water and dampen it up with towel
- Freeze the lemon overnight in your fridge
- Grate the lemon peel
- Place it on an ice tray or anything that would fit it for an ice cube
You can add the grated lemon peel on some salads or yogurt to add a refreshing taste. You can also add it to the lemon smoothie, lemon juice or tea. Share it with your friends!
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