As you probably already know, lemons are among the healthiest fruits you can consume. They are delicious and have a nice fresh taste, and are especially refreshing in the form of a cold lemonade in the summer. Like all citrus fruits, lemons are rich in vitamin C, one of the essential nutrients for our wellbeing. Besides this nutrient, they also contain magnesium, copper, potassium and electrolytes as well. However, if you really want to enjoy all the benefits of the fruit, you should consume it whole, not just the flesh itself.
Below you can see a recipe for a simple lemon water beverage that will boost your immune system and significantly improve your overall health. The recipe is easy to prepare, and involves the use of whole lemons including the peel.
Here’s what you should do:
Get a few organic lemons and cut them in half. Now, squeeze them in a glass of water, grind the peel in as well, and top the glass with a big more water and some ice cubes as well. Drink the lemonade in the morning on an empty stomach, and you should feel much better in a few days.
This incredible lemonade will improve your nutrient absorption and digestion, while also alkalizing your body. It will also boost your metabolism and promote weight loss, so you will also shed some pounds. Finally, the lemon water will detoxify your body of toxins and protect you from numerous diseases and conditions.
Here’s a video which shows how lemon peels improve our overall health:
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