Lemon is a round, bright yellow fruit from the citrus tree. The citrus family tree includes oranges, grapefruit, pomelos and limes, these not only vary in size but also colours. These flowering trees are typically shrubs or evergreen and are often pleasantly aromatic. These fruits also share the characteristics of being travel friendly, easy to eat, low in calories and healthy. Lemons may aid weight loss and reduce your risk of heart disease, anaemia, kidney stones, digestive issues, and cancer.
Nutrients in lemons:
- Vitamin C
- Soluble fiber
- Low in calories
Lemons contain these flavonoids that aid your bodies fight against common toxins and contain anti-oxidant agents. Not only are lemons a very healthy fruit, but they also have a distinct, pleasant taste and smell that make them a great addition to foods and drinks. So add lemons to water or use the juice form a lemon as your next salad dressing, for a healthier alternative.