Lemons are a clever little fruit. They are a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, which are thought to boost health and wellbeing in several ways.
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They also encourage weight loss, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system.
Lemons contain vitamin C, and a small amount of a number of vitamins and minerals, including B-vitamins ( niacin, folate, thiamin, riboflavin) as well as potassium, zinc, and magnesium.
Lemons can help with the treatment of constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever, burns, respiratory disorders, and high blood pressure.
7 Lemon recipes good for your soul and your IMMUNE system
Honey, Lemon and Ginger Chicken Stirfry
The triple threat and a perfect immune boosting combination!
Chicken and lemongrass potsticker dumplings
Ginger and lemon juice are again a great combo to help you fight off any nasty bugs
Rosemary and lemon chicken tray bake
With the added health benefits of Rosemary which promotes immune function, prevents indigestion, protects the skin and nourishes the hair this delicious recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is a must try!
Lemon and honey bliss balls
A healthy and tasty snack when you are feeling a bit under the weather and not up for a big meal.
Deconstructed lemon tart
Sometimes all you need to pick yourself up as a sneaky little sweet treat. This one comes with added health benefits too!
These sweet and zesty kid-friendly lemon cheesecake tarts are easy, guilt free and totally mouthwatering! Sweetened with natural honey and free of gluten, these are the PERFECT healthy treat.
Lemon and Ginger Tonic
Make your own healthy tonic by adding all the below ingredients into 1L of boiling water.
- 1 knob grated ginger
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/2 bunch thyme
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 lemons chopped up
- 1 Tbsp goji berries
- Honey (to taste)
Brew it until the water gets cold, then strain out everything and stir in honey to make it taste sweeter (manuka of course!). Sip on this throughout the day as much as you can.
A quick and easy remedy is to mix the juice of lemon with 1 Tbsp honey and 1 Tbsp slippery elm. It will coat your throat and make it feel so much smoother.
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