Lemons for Nutrition

Ok, I know I'm not fooling anyone by saying pairing lemons with sugar for example is super healthy but I would be remiss if I didn't share the wonderful benefits of this super fruit.

+ Nutritionally, the lemon constitutes on of nature’s seven top sources of potassium, a mineral that promotes clear thinking, aids in normalizing blood pressure, and works with sodium to regulate the body’s water balance

+ Lemons are also nature’s tops sources of citric acid, a life essential found in the cells of all living creatures. Lemons are especially tonic and act as cleansers when toxicity exists in the liver, kidneys, bowels, lungs, or skin

+ A lemon tea will help ease digestion, and a lemon drink taken with the yolk of a raw egg is an excellent natural laxative. Lemons are a natural therapy for treating fever.

+ Lemons are the world’s riches source of bioflavanoids making antioxidant, which helps regulate body temperature, making the lemon a first rate thirst quencher.

+ In addition, they appear to have an antiviral and anti-inflammatory action, which makes them a valuable nutritional defense against colds and flu, threats to immune system, and inflammatory disorders such as arthritis and rheumatic fever. They also speed wound healing.

+ To reduce a fever, lemon juice promotes perspiration and helps block pain. When lemon juice is heated, salicylic acid – the chemical precursor of aspirin’s active ingredient – is produced.

+ For flu, the juice of half a lemon in warm water morning, noon, and night helps eliminate toxins and ease aches.

+ To prevent or relieve colds and coughs.
Drink lemon juice straight or mixed with honey or fruit juice.