With its wonderful aroma and slightly tart taste lemon juice is a ‘must’
in any kitchen. It often finds its place as a salad dressing, lemon water for the morning routine or whatever. What’s more, this wonderful citrus juice can have lots of benefits!
Do you remember what we were talking about in our previous article? Check it out here
to learn how lemon juice can improve your health. And by the way, in case it’s not enough, prepare yourself for some more info. Keep reading!
- Boosts the immune system
As you might already know, lemons are super rich in vitamin C
. And what is vitamin C?! It’s one of the most powerful antioxidants
that protect our body from toxins, bacteria and all nasty stuff. Vitamin C is said to boost our immune system and help us go through some stressful moments. So, keep this in mind next time you get mad with your child’s behavior!
- Controls the weight
Not only might lemon juice cleanse the blood system, but it might also help you lose some extra weight. It contains substances that have been linked to weight loss. A 2007 research from Journal of Nutrition
says that ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in lemon is in retroaction with the body mass
. This means that people who take more vitamin C weigh less than people who have low vitamin C content in their bodies.
- Acts against flu
Having in mind how powerful ascorbic acid is, it would be a shame not to be a good source against cold and flu. Good thing to know is that lemon juice is said to be great when having a temperature
. How it does it? Well, to put it simply, it can stimulate sweating. So, next time you’re having fever drink a glass of water, lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey.
- Protects against acne
Thanks to the antioxidants in lemons, the juice can be beneficial for those of you who have acne. What’s more, people say that drinking lemon juice on a regular basis can protect you from wrinkles. All this means that it can be good both for teenagers with problematic skin as well as for adults.
- Gives energy
Here’s how it goes – when lemon juice gets into the digestive system, it simply supplies the organism with more energy. This leads to less chance of depression and anxiety.
Did you even know that the scent of lemon juice can have soothing effects itself? Congrats, nervous system!
Hey, in case you don’t remember direct consumption of lemon juice can be harsh to the tooth enamel! That’s why you should mix it with water and always use a straw when drinking it.
Greece is all about lemons and citrus fruits! That’s why we love to use them and if you also do, check out our variety of lemon products on our e-store