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9 Benefits for You to Know by Consuming Lemon Every Day

I am Dani, mother of two, vegetarian, have a vegetable garden at home and, I like to eat everything green and healthy, sharing my experience

Lemon is a citrus fruit well known for its high vitamin C content.

The best known are Tahiti or tropical lemon, Sicilian, which is more refined, Galician and pink lemon is popular in Brazil.

The lemon serves to season various foods providing a wonderful aroma in the food and sweets, pies, and cakes.

But have you ever thought about the benefits that lemon can bring to your health if used every day?

You will know five health benefits of consuming lemon every day.


Sicilian Lemon

Sicilian Lemon

Galician Lemon

Galician Lemon

Tahiti lemon

Tahiti lemon

Lemon cloves

Lemon cloves

1 - Improves your digestion

Squeezing lemon on your lunch plate every day will see how your digestion will improve, especially if you are eating something more greasy.

Before breakfast, drink a glass of water with a lemon every day, help cleanse your liver and help your digestion.

When you overdo it at lunch, with that meat, a sausage, a cake with filling or overdoing it with your drink?

Over time, the liver begins to show those signs that we have exaggerated something, and then the lemon comes in to help end it.

The lemon will cleanse your body of everything you ate that is not good, stimulating the production of digestive enzymes, preventing you from having those discomforts after lunch, such as heartburn.

Lemon serves as a fat cleanser in our body.


2 - Slows skin aging

Have you ever heard that you are what you eat?

Everything you eat appears on your skin, have you thought about it?

If you eat chocolate, a pimple may appear.

If you smoke or drink throughout your life, you may experience premature aging.

Then the lemon will help you to take care of your skin, in addition to all the benefits I already mentioned.

Lemon helps in the production of collagen so that the skin is always young.


Valuable Tip!

Be careful, if you splash the lemon on any part of your body and go out in the sun, it will stain your skin.

3 - Increases iron absorption

The lemon has iron in its composition and helps to increase the iron in your body.

People who have anemia can eat their meals and add a lemon squeezed over the food.

And if it is cold, you can make tea with lemon, honey, and garlic to strengthen the body.


Lemon in salad

Lemon in salad

4 - Increases immunity

Warm lemon water boosts immunity by protecting your body from respiratory, heart disease and decreases your chances of developing kidney stones.

By consuming the lemon, you help the body cleanse the liver and kidneys.

Increases the amount of vitamin C, preventing respiratory diseases.

Without forgetting that if you have the flu, it will help to relieve your symptoms.

So if you want to prevent a stroke, for example, take warm water with lemon every day.

In the morning, you will increase your body's power to absorb food containing antioxidants, protecting your body from strokes and many other diseases.


Tip!

Never sucks the lemon as you do with the orange because as it and acid can damage the tooth enamel.

5 - Lemon helps people to fight respiratory diseases

Diseases such as asthma, sinusitis, and colds can be relieved by taking a lemon every day.

Add lemon, honey, milk, and cinnamon to take before bed.


Lemon tea

6 - Improves mood

The lemon can help to have a great day with more animation!

The balanced intestine favors the production of neurotransmitters that improve mood.

Then, consume foods that contribute to the proper functioning of the entire gastrointestinal tract.

Lemon is the key to intestinal health.

Lemon with iced tea

Lemon with iced tea

7 - Prevents bad breath


A few drops of lemon can stimulate the saliva glands while maintaining good breath

8 - Relieves tooth and gum pain

I once had lemon water to heal a bruise on the roof of my mouth.

I had beaten some food and then it hurt my gums.

The lemon healed the wound.

Lemon cake

Lemon cake

9 - Does the lemon lose weight?

Lemon helps with weight loss because it eliminates toxins and fats from the body.

So, for those on a diet, you can take lemon every day!

Final Considerations

Eating well is very important!

And knowing that many foods can protect our bodies from disease is even better.

It is almost impossible for us not to resist sometimes sweets, I have children, so when they have a birthday, there is cake, sweets.

Meetings with family and friends have a barbecue or a dessert.

Comments

E Randall from United States on February 16, 2021:

This is one of the best fruits ever with so many medicinal uses. Than you for writing this.

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