7 Lemon Benefits that Are Unknown

7 Lemon Benefits that Are Unknown
Lemon orange is rich in vitamin C and fiber. Many benefits of lemon are rarely known to people.

Lemon is not only a very healthy fruit. But it has a fragrant taste and aroma. This is definitely a plus for food and drinks.

Here are 7 benefits of lemons that are rarely known by people from various sources.

1. Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease

Not only is vitamin C considered good for the heart. Fiber and plant compounds in lemon can also significantly reduce some risk factors for heart disease.

For example, one study found that eating fiber from lemons reduced total blood cholesterol levels after 4 weeks. The plant chemicals found in lemons, namely hesperidin and diosmin, have also been shown to reduce cholesterol.

2. Controlling

Lemon Weight is often referred to as a weight loss food. There are several theories about that.

First, pectin fibers or heavy molecular substances found in ripe fruit, which dissolve in them expand in the stomach. Because of that lemon helps to make you full longer.

The second theory claims that drinking hot water with lemon will help you lose weight.

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3. Prevent Kidney Stones

Half a cup of lemon juice per day can provide enough citric acid to help prevent the formation of kidney stones. Some studies have also found that lemon effectively prevents kidney stones.

4. Protect Against Anemia 

Lemon orange contains iron. But it mainly helps prevent anemia by increasing iron absorption from plant foods.

5. Reducing Cancer Risk

Plant compounds found in lemons, such as limonene and naringenin, can have anti-cancer effects. But this hypothesis also needs to be investigated further.

6. Body Detox

Drinking lemon water every morning when the stomach is still empty can help the body detoxify before other body processes work. Do this regularly because the results can be felt in the long run.

7. Brighten up the face of the

benefits of lemon for a dull face that is brightening the face. Vitamin C is very high in lemon will lift dead skin cells so that the skin will look much brighter.

The method is very easy, ie make lemon juice by splitting it first and then squeezing it. Then add 2 teaspoons of honey to the lemon and stir until smooth. Honey will soften the skin, but can also be replaced with water or rose water if the material is not yet available.

Apply the mixture of lemon and honey to all parts of the face, let stand 15 minutes then rinse. For best results, do this 1 time a week.

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