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The many health benefits of drinking lemon water

By Ravensthorpe: (NaturalNews) Lemons have always been cherished for their significant medicinal qualities. The ancient people of India, China and Mesopotamia regularly used lemons to treat a wide variety of medical conditions, while the ancient Egyptians took advantage of the fruit's antiseptic qualities and embalmed their mummies in its juices. Later, in 15th century Europe, lemons were recognized as the perfect cure for scurvy.

Benefits of consuming whole, fresh lemons

One fruit that is rich in fiber and low in calories is lemon. Aside from giving flavor to drinks and lemon bars, lemons have a lot of health benefits, so it is advantageous to add them to one's diet, especially for those who have unhealthy eating habits. A lemon of medium size has no fat and contains only 24 calories. It is rich in vitamin C and contains potassium and iron.

Oranges and lemons are being treated with chemical fungicides and pesticides that cause cancer and thyroid problems

Pesticides and fungicides are sprayed onto orange and lemon shipments to so that they don't rot during long shipping and storage periods. The citrus exposed to these pesticides are marked on the boxes with a message something like this:


Lemons can be sliced and eaten or even squeezed into a sour-sweet juice and drunk. Yes, lemon is a versatile fruit. But more importantly, it is a fruit that comes with a variety of healing properties. For a long time, it has been known to play a vital role in correcting weight issues and digestion problems. However, in recent times, research has also been able to prove lemon’s curative nature when it comes to pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, and leukemia. And now, in an all new study, lemons have been linked to breast cancer. So how are the two connected? Read on to find out.