Lemons are a popular fruit that people use in small amounts to add flavor to foods. However, they rarely consume them on their own due to their intense and sour taste.
Lemons add flavor to baked goods, sauces, dressings, marinades, drinks and desserts, and they are also a good source of vitamin C.
One 58 gram (g) lemon can provide over 30 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C.
Vitamin C is essential for health, and a deficiency can lead to health problems. The early explorers knew this and took lemons on their long voyages to help prevent or treat scurvy, a fatal disease that was common among sailors.
In this article, we are going to tell you about another form to consume lemons, a form that is suitable for people suffering from cancer, obesity and diabetes. Lemon peel has been proven to contain more nutrients than juice and contain compounds that fight many diseases. The best way to get maximum benefit is to freeze, grate, and use them. Here’s how:
Freeze lemons before consuming them
Frozen peels contain essential components that strengthen the immune system, normalize cholesterol levels and prevent the development of cancer. They are rich in nutrients like vitamins A, B6, C and E, iron, zinc, potassium, fiber and protein. They also contain flavonoids and limonoids known to strengthen cells and fight free radicals. Studies have shown positive results in fighting tumors, diabetes, regulating blood sugar and blood pressure, and also promote weight loss.
How to freeze lemon?
Since the nutrients are present in the skin, it is important to wash them out properly under running water. Then disinfect them with baking soda or apple cider vinegar. Wash them again under running water and place them in the freezer overnight.
How to use them?
Once frozen, grate them in a glass jar and keep the jar in the freezer and use as needed. It is advisable to use the grated skin as a garnish for salads, soups, juices and even in homemade sauces.
Contains anti-cancer components
According to studies, lemon contains around d25 anticancer compounds, including vitamin C, glycosides, pectin and limonene.
Why freeze them?
According to experts, more than in juice, nutrients are present in his skin and that is the reason why it is suggested to freeze them and then use them for food and skin care purposes.
Removes toxic waste
According to research, peels have shown the potential to remove all toxic waste from the human body. And this is the reason why they are also used in the treatment of cancer patients in India and abroad.
Good for the skin
Beauticians always agree that lemon peel is a great exfoliant that not only removes dead skin but also hydrates it.