Lemon Juice Recipe

Health Benefits of Lemons and Lemon Nutrition Facts

Lemon juice is very cleansing, in fact I often clean my sink with it! Many raw food enthusiasts enjoy a glass of water with lemon juice on rising.

I often add freshly squeezed lemon juice to apple and carrot juices to give them a lovely zing, and it's brilliant in green drinks where it cuts through the green taste and makes them fresh and delicious.

Easy Lemon Juice Recipe

This lemon juice will help alkalize you body. I like to drink it through a straw to protect my teeth!

Ingredients

  • ½ organic lemon
Directions
  1. Cut the lemon in half.
  2. Juice the lemon using a manual citrus juicer, or simply squeeze out as much juice as you can with your hands.
  3. Add to a glass of pure water.

Carrot and Lemon Juice Recipe

I love the extra zing that lemon brings to the smooth sweet carrot juice.

carrot juice with lemon and ginger



Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots
  • ½ lemon
Directions
  1. Wash the carrots, and chop to fit your juicer.
  2. Chop the peel off the lemon.
  3. Juice and enjoy.

Easy Healthy Lemonade Recipe

Ingredients

  • Half a lemon
  • Tablespoon of raw honey or agave nectar
  • Natural sparkling water
How to Make
  1. Juice the lemon.
  2. Mix the lemon and honey.
  3. Add the sparkling water, or use still if you prefer.
  4. Serve over ice.

For an alternative lemonade recipe that uses lovely raw apple juice as the sweetener go to Apple Juice Recipes.

Benefits of lemon juice

Many of the benefits of lemons are lost or reduced if lemons are heated, so for maximum benefits eat or drink them fresh and raw!

The many benefits of raw lemons includes:

  • Richest source of vitamin C of all the citrus fruits.
  • Naturally antiseptic and anti-bacterial.
  • Cleans the blood.
  • Strengthens weak blood vessels.
  • Home remedy for colds and flu, sore throats, coughs, asthma, and bronchitis.
  • Rich in bioflavonoids, lemon juice is an excellent anti-oxidant, and as part of a healthy diet will help protect against heart disease, cancer, viruses and allergies.

Caution: Which lemon juice is highly beneficial it is not advisable to take lemon juice if your stomach or intestines are inflamed.

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Lemon Nutrition

The nutrients in lemon juice include:

Vitamins

Excellent source of vitamin C and bioflavonoids (Vitamin P). Also contains vitamin A and folate.

Minerals

Good source of potassium, with smaller amounts of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

Calories in Lemon Juice

100g of lemon juice contains 25 calories, and the juice from half a lemon has a mere 6 calories.

If you'd like more raw lemon juice nutrition facts go to the USDA National Nutrient Database and enter "raw lemon juice" into the search box.

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