3. Lemon:A Mine Of Benefits

Among all fruits, lemon is perhaps the one that contains the greatest number of nutritional and therapeutic properties. Very low in calories (19 Kcal per 100 g), it is made up of 90% water. However, it contains a mine of vitamins, minerals and trace elements essential for the correct functioning of the body, as well as other very interesting active ingredients for health. With ten calories per fruit, there's no reason to go without!

Among all citrus fruits, it is the richest in vitamin C (with 52 mg per 100 g of fruit). However, it also contains vitamin B1, B2 and B6, as well as magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, copper, iron, folic acid, silicon, manganese, coumarins, carotenoids, fiber and pectin.

It also contains numerous flavonoids, powerful antioxidants that limit the aging process, reduce cholesterol, combat hypertension and protect blood vessels. It also presents other digestive, analgesic, astringent, etc. substances, to which the multiple therapeutic properties of lemon can be attributed. Powerful antiseptic, it effectively fights infections and acts as a super disinfectant for the home, skin and food.

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