Healthy lifestyle and long life has long been related with fruit and vegetable consumption.

Lemons are one such case.They offer a lot of beneficial uses.

There are different detox recipes, but lemons, or variants of it, whether lemonade, lemon tea or lemon water are the basic ingredient.But making it by squeezing them to get the juice you are wasting most of the beneficial compounds.So instead of doing that you can freeze the lemon and keep all of the benefits it offers.

If you are using organic lemons do not throw the lemons peel, cause it contains huge amount of healthy benefits that can boost your immune system, lower your blood pressure and cholesterol and even prevent cancer.

Whats best is,their peels contain anti-microbial properties which protects us from harmful bacterial and fungal infections, and help the fight against parasitic worms that live inside our body.

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Health benefits of lemon consumption:

  • killing harmful bacteria
  • lowering stroke risks
  • strengthening the immune system
  • fighting inflammation
  • fighting stress and depression
  • preventing asthma
  • high blood pressure and cholesterol regulation
  • detoxification of your kidneys and liver
  • fighting cancer

Why are Lemons good against Cancer?

Lemon juice is great source for Vitamin C which is know to be a alternative treatment for cancer.The peel also has contributive compounds that help the body to get rid of toxins.

Numerous studies have found that the extract of lemon effectively kills malignant cells in various kinds of cancers, like lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer. Some of them also state that lemons can be even more effective than chemotherapy, as they act in a safe and healthy way.It shows that in contrast of chemotherapy it does not destroy the healthy cells.

Organic Lemon peel contain 5-10 times more vitamins than the juice itself.

Dr. Marilyn Glenville, a nutritionist and expert on women’s health, stated that eating various fruit peels are beneficial to our health. She told BBC food:

 “Most of the antioxidants contained in fruit are found within the peel or the pith rather than in the pulp itself.”

On top of that,she adds:

“It’s better to make a smoothie than a juice, because you can whip everything up including the skin, and you’re not discarding anything in terms of nutrient content.”

So to get the most beneficial effects of Lemons its best if you freeze them.

How to properly freeze lemons:

  • first you have to do is wash them thoroughly
  • disinfect them with apple cider vinegar
  • rinse and dry
  • freeze lemons during night
  • when they are fully frozen, remove them from the fridge and grate them completely with  its pulp, peel, seeds.
  • keep frozen in ice-cube tray for future use

Lemon peel can enhance the flavor of your meals, including: salad, ice cream, soup, yogurt, pasta sauce and more!