Every one of us eats lemons or juices them, but the key to getting all of the benefits which they have is, in fact, to freeze them. Yes, frozen lemons can work best for your health, and they can even treat some serious diseases like diabetes or obesity.
What a lot of people do not know is that the highest concentration of nutrients is within the peel of lemons.
We often throw out the peel when we consume lemons, which is in fact one big mistake as the peel is only as beneficial as the fruit itself. To get all the vitamins, as well as minerals from this citrus fruit, we have to consume the peel too.
Lemons are rich with different nutrients like vitamins A, B6, C, as well as E, and iron, zinc potassium, fiber and protein.
Despite those nutrients, they also contain flavonoids and limonoids which can strengthen your cells, fight free radicals in the body, as well as prevent some diseases.
According to some studies, the nutrients in this tropical fruit can fight different tumors, prevent the development of diabetes, as well as regulate your blood sugar levels and blood pressure and promote weight loss.
The citric acid which lemons contain can actually fight different germs, while a lot of people use lemons to whiten their skin. According to some studies, lemons also contain more than 22 cancer-fighting compounds which include vitamin C, glycosides, pectin, as well as limonene.
• How to freeze lemons in the best way to get all of their benefits.
You should take a few lemons and wash them very well, then dry them entirely before you put them in a Ziploc bag and freeze them for a few hours.
When they are rock solid, you can grate the fruit in your drinks, as well as smoothies for a nice flavor and even more health benefits.
You just have to cut off the ends of a lemon in order to get a better grip on them, grate them in whatever you have and put the rest of the lemons back in the freezer.
Despite flavoring your meals and drinks, the grated lemon zest is also going to provide your body with a host of nutrients, as well as prevent different diseases.