Lemons are described as tangy or zesty and one of nature’s wonders. Lemons are not just a refreshment, but they are good for our health too. These are used for centuries in treating infections, indigestion, improving skin and hair health.
Lemon Business is now rising in the Philippines due to its affordability and availability in the market. You may often see kiosk of lemonade bars in malls. Because this business is booming in the Philippines, let us review the health benefits of drinking lemon juice.
Supports Weight Loss
Lemons are low in calories and can contribute to weight loss. You can zest this on salads, fish, chicken and on a sandwich without adding unnecessary calories.
The citric acid in lemons combines with other acids and enzymes in the digestive system, stimulating stomach juices and improving digestive function. Try drinking a glass of warm water with fresh lemon juice before breakfast to help your digestive system moving.
Helps Prevent Kidney Stones
The citric acid in lemons may help prevent or flush out kidney stones.
Source of Vitamin C
Lemons are known as a good source of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant and essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue.
Good for Skin Care
Lemon is a natural antiseptic, can also lighten skin discoloration and even out skin tone while exfoliating dead skin cells. You may see some soaps or cosmetic products which contain lemon in the market, but you can just prepare it at home by applying pure lemon juice to lighten dark areas like knees and elbows.
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