Freeze Lemons

Lemon is a popular citrus fruit for its health benefits. This food is full of vitamins and minerals that strengthen the immune system and help prevent many diseases. Find out why you should freeze lemon.
Lemon benefits
Where are the benefits of this citrus fruit? The composition of this citrus are full of beneficial elements to the body, such as vitamins (A, B6, C, D, E), minerals (phosphorus, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper), the fibers food and antioxidants that purify the body.
Against cancer
The content of this citrus fruit with antioxidants help protect healthy cells of the body against free radicals. These attack the cells by neutralizing and promoting cardiovascular diseases, chronic diseases and even certain types of cancer. Indeed, a study by scientists from the Medical University of Kanazawa in Japan on mice with colon cancer showed that the antioxidant content of lemon including limonoid help to inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells.
Promote good digestion
Lemon is very effective in preventing digestive disorders. It has a high content of dietary fiber that enhance good digestion, good intestinal transit and helps prevent problems such as bloating, flatulence, stomach aches, etc. Moreover, a study conducted at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands showed that the content of lemon zest in dietary fiber, especially pectin, would help reduce the bad cholesterol in the blood. So feel free to add to salads or drink lemon water.
Losing weight
Lemon is a very an effective slimming ally. It is rich in dietary fiber, especially pectin which slows digestion and provides a lasting feeling of satiety throughout the day. A 2008 study at the University of Joagakuen Sugiyama in Japan has shown that antioxidants called polyphenols found in citrus fruits would promote weight loss. For 12 weeks, the researchers studied two groups of mice who followed a healthy diet. The mice in the first group consumed polyphenols every day unlike those in the second group. The researchers found that the mice in the first group had a blood sugar stable and had experienced a greater weight loss than the second group.
Do not hesitate to take this natural cure by drinking lemon water daily for 10 days to lose weight. However, make sure to follow a healthy diet combined with regular physical activity.
Therefore, to take advantage of these benefits throughout the year, please buy organic lemon and freeze it to keep all its nutrients. You can then use it as a fresh lemon.
Lemon zest is also beneficial to the body. This substance contains 5 or 10 times more vitamins than lemon juice. You can grate it and add it to your salad, juice, ice cream, soups or any other dish.

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