We can say that lemons are the super fruit that is abundant with vitamin C and that makes them perfect for cold and flutreatment.
Flavonoids that are contained in lemon juice are high in antioxidants, and that is why the lemons are incredibly beneficial treatment of many diseases and medical conditions.
The latest researches showed that the lemon juice would give you the maximum of its remarkable benefits if you freeze the lemons before. Read on as below we will explain you why this method is that effective.
Lemon peel contains numerous beneficial ingredients. Namely, the compounds contained in the lemon peel are incredibly powerful and have the ability to improve the immune system, but they also can normalize the cholesterol levels and even prevent the development of the cancer cells.
The experts explain that peels of this citrus fruit possess very strong anti-microbial properties, proved to be efficient in preventing fungal and bacterial infections. Namely, that is very important in the process of removing internal parasites and worms.
It’s very important to mention that lemons are the essential part of any detox method, and many nutritionists advice to prepare lemon water, lemonadeor lemon tea.
There are several studies that have associated consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables with substantially decreased risk of many lifestyle-related ailments.
Lemon is particularly effective in:
- Reduces risk of stroke
- Prevention of cancer
- Great immunity boost
- Excellent for treatment of inflammation
- Powerful liver and kidney cleanses
- Soothes asthma symptoms
- Prevention and treatment of depression and stress
- Effective in fight against dangerous bacteria
Lemons and Cancer
Numerous people use the lemons because of their high vitamin C content, which mostly is concentrated in their juice. Still, as the latest studies showed, lemon peels contain great nutrients as well.
To be exact, lemon peel showed huge potential in destroying and in removing toxic waste from the body. This actually is the main reason why lemons a more often used as a cancertreatment.
Experts explain that there is strong connection between cancerandlemons. Some studies have discovered that lemon peels help in fighting against cancer. Since 1970, more than twenty laboratory tests were done and the extracts have revealed that the frozen lemons have the ability to destroy the malignant cells in even 12 types of cancer, including the colon, breast, prostate, lung cancerand pancreas.
It is also interesting to mention that there are some research studies that have shown that the frozen lemons are even more efficient in destroying the cancer than chemotherapy. In addition, lemons undoubtedly are much healthier and safer option than the chemo drugs. Namely, the lemon extract destroys the cancer cells but leaves the healthy cells undamaged.
Get the Most from Your Lemons
Do you know that lemon peel contains even five-ten more vitamins than its juice? Dr. Marilyn Glenvill, the nutritionist and expert on women’s health, explains that the combination of healthy peels can do wonders for your general health.
For BBC food Dr. Glenvill stated:
“Most of the antioxidants that are included in fruit are included in the peel or the pith rather than in the pulp”. She added as well: “Smoothie is far better than the juice, because you can consume the whole fruit including the peel, and you will not throw away a single nutrient from the fruit.”
Most of people don’t like the citrus fruits mostly because of the bitter taste of the skin. Below we are going to show you a recipe that is going to provide you the maximum effect from your lemon of course, what is even better, without the bitter flavor.
Freeze the lemons
Disinfectand wash thoroughlythe lemons that you bought, using organic apple cider vinegar, or baking soda. Then, you should carefully rinse them with water and pat them dry with a clean towel. Then, put the lemons in the fridge and let them freeze during the night.
When the lemons are completely frozen, grate the entire lemon. After that, transfer the grated lemons into some ice cube trays, and finally store them in your freezer. With this simple procedure you are going to have frozen hint of citrus fruit, and you can use every time you need it.
The lemon peel is going to enhance the taste to your meals. By your choice, you can add a bit of grated lemon peels to your salads, pasta sauces, soups,yoghurt or your homemade ice cream.
Our recommendation is to add one tablespoon of grated lemons to your favorite juice, smoothie,or even tea. Additionally, you can also add lemon peel in baked goods. In fact, there are many different ways in which you can use grated lemons.