22 facts about Lemon

11.Lemon juice contains a rutin that seals blood vessels and prevents the loss of vitamin C from the body.
12.Lemon has anti-cancer properties.
Contains limonene, which is a powerful antioxidant. Laboratory studies have shown that this compound destroyed cancer cells of the mouth, skin, lungs, breast, stomach and colon as well as neuroblastoma occurring mainly in children.
13.Lemon is a source of beta-carotene, vitamins B and E, potassium, magnesium, sodium and iron.
It also contains terpenes that stimulate salivation.
14.Lemon peel has the most health properties.
It is the source of limonene.
15.The caloric value of a lemon is very low, it has 29 kcal in 100g.
16.Despite a very sour taste, lemon is an alkaline fruit and allows you to maintain the acid-base balance of the body.
Lemon juice has a pH of 2-2.5 but is also rich in alkaline minerals, which during metabolic changes remain in the blood, increasing its pH, which in result alkalizes the entire body.
17.Lemon contains a lot of fiber and has body cleansing properties.
18.Lemon juice speeds up metabolism.
19.Lemon should not be added to hot tea while it is brewing.
Aluminium present in tea leaves forms together with lemon juice forms aluminum citrate, which can be very harmful to health. Therefore, it is better to add lemon to the brew without tea grounds when it has cooled down a little.
20.In the 18th century, lemon was very popular as a treatment for scurvy.
In the English fleet, a mandatory 1 ounce daily dose of lemon juice was introduced for each seaman to address the problem of common scurvy at that time.
22 facts about Lemon

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