Lemons have a lot to offer in terms of health benefits, they are an extremely versatile fruit. Here are some of the benefits that cold-pressed lemon juice adds to our juices:
Lemon juice has a similar composition to saliva and hydrochloric acid. This allows it to flush the intestinal tract of toxins and unwanted derby, greatly increasing its efficiency in absorbing other nutrients. It also encourages the liver to produce more bile, which further aids digestion and the flushing of toxins. As a result, lemon juice can help relieve indigestion and bloating.
Lemon juice acts as a diuretic, increasing the rate of urination and thus re-rate at which toxins are flushed from the body. The components of lemon also help boost some enzyme activity, aiding the liver in detoxification.
Although acidic in nature, lemons are actually alkaline forming within the body. In fact, lemons are actually one of the most powerful alkalizing foods around. They greatly help regulate pH levels within the body, ensuring it doesn’t become too acidic – helping prevent disease, and the build-up of uric acid in the joints.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C, boosting and supporting both the immune system and the central nervous system.
Our cold-pressed lemon juice is laden with potassium, which is used by the body to maintain nerves within the central nervous system and brain – helping prevent disease within the brain such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.
The potassium within lemon juice is also used by the body to maintain healthy blood pressure, supporting the cardiovascular system and preventing related disease and heart attack.
Lemon juice has been known to help treat and prevent bad breath and gingivitis.
Lemons are full of anti-oxidants that help prevent damage from free-radicals, protecting the body on a cellular level.
Vitamin C is an essential compound in the production of collagen, which is used to keep the skin looking young and healthy. The large amounts of vitamin C in lemons ensures that the body always has enough.
Lemons are one of the few foods that contain a large amounts of negatively charged ions, boosting the amount of energy that can be gained from them.
Lemon juice contains Vitamin P, which is used to prevent internal hemorrhaging and maintain blood vessels.
The compounds within lemon juice has been shown to destroy many disease causing bacteria.