“If life gives your lemons, make lemonade”


Lemon health benefits

       Support heart health

  • Lemons are a good source of vitamin C;
  • One lemon provides 51% of the vitamin C of the reference daily intake;
  • Eating fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C reduces your risk of heart disease and stroke;
  • Plant compounds found in lemons, have also been found to lower cholesterol;

            Help control weight

  • Drinking hot water with lemon helps you to lose weight (theory);
  • Research shows that plant compounds in lemon extracts may help prevent or reduce weight gain in a number of ways;

            Prevent kidney stones

  • Citric acid may help prevent kidney stones;

           Protect against Anemia

  • Anemia occurs when you don’t get enough iron from the foods you eat.
  • Lemon contains some iron, but they primarily prevent anemia by improving your absorption of iron;

           Reduce cancer risk

  • A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables may help prevent some cancers.
  • Some plant chemicals found in lemons have been shown to prevent cancer in animal studies; however, human studies are needed;

Improve digestive health

  • Soluble fiber can improve gut health and slow the digestion of sugars and starches; These effects may result in reduced blood sugar levels;


Lemons contain a high amount of vitamin C, soluble fiber, and plant compounds that give them a number of health benefits.

Lemons may aid weight loss and reduce your risk of heart disease, anemia, kidney stones, digestive issues and cancer.

Not only are lemons a very healthy fruit, but they also have a distinct, pleasant taste and smell that make them a great addiction to foods and drinks.

Catarina Costa



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