7 Ways Lemons Can Improve Your Health

Lemon is a natural energizer; it hydrates and oxygenates the body so it feels revitalized and refreshed! Start your mornings with warm or room temperature water with lemon to get the digestive system ready for the day.

Lemons are packed full of vitamin C and also contain Vitamin B6 and Thiamin which help our energy levels. They contain trace amounts minerals as well, Copper, Calcium and Iron. This little fruit delivers a healthy punch. Here in Chiapas, Mexico they are a luxury item because limes are naturally preferred, however once and a while I will come across them and I'll buy a whole bag. The other day I made a whole organic roast chicken with lemon, garlic and thyme. Truly delicious and nutritious weekend meal.

Did you know that lemons help remove scars, blemishes and wrinkles?

Lemons are very healing and support our health in a variety of ways. If you don't love the flavour as much as I do, you can simply disguise it in your cooking or in a green smoothie. Here in Mexico it is common to make a fresh flavoured water daily to go with you midday meal or dinner. Lemon water with chia seeds is a refreshing example, you simply squeeze two to three lemons to taste into a pitcher of water, add a tablespoon of chia seeds, stir and put aside in the fridge until serving. The chia seeds add protein to the beverage and help with digestion.

7 ways lemons can improve your health:

  1. Supports weight loss

  2. Boosts the immune system

  3. Help remove scars, blemishes and wrinkles

  4. Helps control high blood pressure

  5. Supports healthy digestion

  6. Reduces dandruff and strengthens hair

  7. Natural relief from fever and colds

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