Saturday, November 15, 2014

Lemon: Aids Digestion,Boosts Your Immune System and its lots of benefits

-Aids Digestion. It encourages the liver to produce bile which is an acid that is required for
digestion. Lemons are also high in minerals and vitamins and help loosen ama, or toxins, in the digestive tract. The digestive qualities of lemon juice help to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as heartburn, belching and bloating. The American Cancer Society actually recommends offering warm lemon water to cancer sufferers to help stimulate bowel movements.

-Cleanses Your System / is a Diuretic. Lemon juice helps flush out unwanted materials in part because lemons increase the rate of urination in the body.
The citric acid in lemons helps maximize enzyme function, which stimulates the liver and aids in detoxification.

- Boosts Your Immune System. Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds.  They’re high in potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function. Potassium also helps control blood pressure. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) found in lemons demonstrates anti-inflammatory it enhances iron absorption in the body; iron plays an important role in immune function. Lemons also contain saponins, which show antimicrobial properties.

-Weight Loss. Lemons are high in pectin fiber, which helps fight hunger cravings. Studies have shown people who maintain a more alkaline diet, do in fact lose weight faster.
-Clears Skin. The vitamin C component as well as other antioxidants helps decrease wrinkles and blemishes and it helps to combat free radical damage. Vitamin C is vital for healthy glowing skin while its alkaline nature kills some types of bacteria known to cause acne.

-It balances maintain the pH levels in the body.
-Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins.
-It is also a great source citric acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
-It helps prevent the growth and multiplication of pathogenic bacteria that cause infections and diseases.
-It helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints
-The potassium content in lemon helps nourish brain and nerve cells.
-It helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver.


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