11/15/2012

What are the benefits of drinking lemon juice often?

 Health Knowledge Basic Repository Series 2

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Lemon has Benefits for Health
Lemon is one of the citrus fruits. It has high nutritional value and tasty flavor. Citrus fruits include (lemons, limes, tangerine, oranges, and grapefruit) and are an important source of nutrition for human health.

Fresh squeezed lemon juice tastes very sour, and is accompanied by a touch of bitterness and a clear, fragrant scent.  It also is commonly used in beverages, dishes and pastry making. Lemon can help maintain tissue growth, promote the repair of adrenal gland function.


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Lemon’s Essential Benefits

  • Lemon juice may assist in preventing infection.
  • May help Intestinal cleansing.     
  • May help skin care.
  • May help restore body electrolytes.
  • May lower risk of some cancers.
  • May act as anti-infection and lower cholesterol.
  • May prevent high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis.
  • Lemon juice may help sobriety.
  • Lemon juice may help strengthen memory.
  • Lemon juice may ease the symptoms of joint pain.
  • May help maintain vision health.
  • May strengthen the immune system capacity, such as the prevention or treatment of the common cold.
The body can absorb the nutrients required from direct dietary intake of citrus fruits. This USDA Nutrient database report for raw lemon, without peel shows a detailed chart that is a good reference for study.  


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Lemon juice Drinks Ingredients & Instruction

1. Warm Lemon Water ~ Good Morning Start
Make it a habit. Drink a glass of warm lemon water every morning after you get-up with an empty stomach. For fresh lemon use the juice of a half lemon added into a glass of lightly warmed water - let lemon play a role to start the morning cleansing the body.
     
2.  Moisten Throat
1 tablespoon lemon juice with 1 tablespoon of honey added to a cup of hot water - drink a few mouthfuls to help moisten the throat.



                                                       Nutritional Value Analysis Chart
Source: USDA Nutrient Database
References
USDA Nutrient Database
Two Tablespoons Juice = Approximately  One Whole Lemon


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1 comment:

  1. Lemon juice is contains vitamin C and B, calcium, phosphorous, flavanoids, magnesium, and fiber. It is boosted with ample anti-oxidants and anti-cancer properties. Enjoy the best health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Juice.

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