Eating vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to many studies.
Eating vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to many studies
There are a few hypotheses as to why lemons are touted as a weight reduction meal.
The lack of pectin in lemon juice means that beverages made with lemon juice won't have the same effect on satiety as those made with apple juice.
Small, hard masses called kidney stones grow in the kidneys when accumulated waste crystallizes there.
Since citric acid raises urine volume and pH, it may be useful in preventing kidney stones.
Lack of iron in the body causes anemia in many people. It develops when the diet fails to provide sufficient iron.
Although lemons do contain a little amount of iron, their main role in preventing anemia is to increase the body's ability to absorb iron from plant foods
Citrus fruit eaters have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer in certain observational studies, but this association has not been replicated in others.
Many chemicals found in lemons have been shown to fight cancer cells in lab experiments.