It’s Friday, so how’s about a few quick comments regarding a healthy fruit that doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it should… the lowly lemon, which is super rich in nature’s purest vitamin C.
First off, did you know that lemon juice is an antioxidant?
It’s true. German studies reported that lemon peel exhibits remarkable antioxidant activity, activity unrelated to vitamin C.
As you no doubt know, antioxidants work beneficially on human cells, especially in terms of providing protection against cancer and aging.
Oh, here’s a little lemon juice tip for you pregnant ladies… fresh lemon juice squeezed into pure water reduces or gets rid of morning sickness.
If dandruff problems are giving you fits, add a tablespoon of lemon juice to your shampoo, and enjoy the results. Be sure to rinse well with plenty of water. Warning: lemon juice can lighten the color of your hair, so keep that in mind.
Suffering from canker or other mouth sores? Try gargling with lemon juice and pure water.
If you’re spending a lot of money on soft drinks with all that nasty sugar, try squeezing fresh lemon juice into tonic or carbonated water. Whoa, good!
So the next time you’re at the supermarket, get a bag of fresh lemons and put them to use in your diet.