Lemons are definitely great source of nutrition and they provide numerous health benefits to your body. Due to the great properties that lemon contains you could treat different diseases, ailments, and conditions. On the other hand lemon contains powerful antioxidants that can help you maintain and improve your overall health.
Lemon juice also contains numerous health benefits, but in fact you are not getting the maximum of it. In order to obtain the maximum health benefits of this ingredient you should freeze it. In this article we are going to present to you how to consume and prepare frozen lemons.
The peel of the lemon contains lots of properties that are important for your overall health. These properties are great for reducing and normalizing the cholesterol levels, improving your immune system, and preventing cancerous activity.
On the other hand, the lemon peel is great for preventing fungal and bacterial infections, and also provides anti-microbial properties.
Here is a list of the health benefits that lemon provides:
- Reduces the risk of stroke
- Prevents development of cancer
- Prevents and treats stress, anxiety, and depression
- Detoxifies the liver and kidneys
- Treats inflammation
- Improves the immune system
- Fights dangerous bacteria
Lemons and prevention of cancer
Lemons are packed with vitamin C which makes it perfect for your health. In fact, different research studies found that lemon peel contains the highest concentration of vitamin C and nutrients. Lemon peel is amazing for fighting and removing waste or toxins from our body. Due to this reasons lemon is used by people who are treating cancer.
Lemon is very effective against cancer because it destroys the abnormal cancer cells. There are numerous research studies that have proved this finding.
Back in 1970, different laboratory tests found that frozen lemons are capable of destroying malignant cells in 12 different types of cancer such as colon, prostate, lung, pancreas, and breasts. According to their results lemons are even better treatment than regular chemotherapy. The best thing about the use of lemons for treatment of cancer is the fact they don’t cause any side-effects and when consumed it attacks only the cancer cells.
Lemons contain 10 times more vitamins in the peel compared to regular lemon juice. According to Dr. Marilyn Glenville, consuming lemon peels could be extremely beneficial for your overall health. Here is what she said on BBC food:
“Most of the antioxidants from this fruit, are contained in its peels, not in the pulp.”
“I think that a smoothie is a lot better than a juice, and since you want to get more benefits and improve your health by consuming the whole fruit, making a smoothie will not let any part of the fruit go to waste.”
Many people dislike lemons because they have bitter taste of their peel, and due to these reasons we are giving you a recipe that will help you neutralize the bitter taste.
First you will need to disinfect the lemons by using baking soda and apple cider vinegar. Afterwards wash them with water and dry them with towel. Put the lemons in your freezer overnight and in the morning remove them. Next, you should put them in your blender as they are, and place it afterwards in ice cube trays. Put them back in the freezer and consume them as you desire.
Feel free to use these cubes in your salads, pasta sauces, ice cream, soups, or yogurt. Also you could add them into your juices, tea, or smoothie. Enjoy!