Changing Plain Jane

Este blog é sobre beleza, vida saudável e lifestyle. Tenho um interesse especial em beleza sem químicos nocivos.

This blog is about beauty, healthy life and lifestyles. I have a special interest in Green Beauty.

segunda-feira, 31 de agosto de 2015

When Life Gives You Lemons

When life gives you lemons, raise your hands and sing hallelujah because not only can you make lemonade, you can reap the benefits of this wonderful superfood. If you’re in the dark, read on to discover a few of the many health benefits of adding lemon to your life.

Lemons are great for your skin!

The Vitamin C in lemon juice is a recipe for glowing, bright skin. That’s right, chug that lemonade.

They aid your digestive system in flushing out toxins

Lemon helps to balance the pH levels in your body and aids in the production of digestive enzymes.

Lemons strengthen your immune system

The rich nutrients in lemons such as Vitamin C, calcium and potassium are essential in supporting a strong immune system.

Lemons are a great way to hydrate after exercise

Not only does lemon juice replenish nutrients lost during exercise, by helping your metabolism and digestion it can provide a boost for your weight loss plans.

Need some ideas on how to include lemons in your life?

  • Drink a glass of warm water with lemon in the morning.
  • Seriously, make some lemonade. Sweeten it with honey instead of sugar for an immune-boosting double whammy!
  • Make a simple dressing for your salads with equal parts lemon and EVOO, a bit of salt and a bit of sugar.

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