Lemon, orange, tangerine and grapefruit include the family of citrus fruits and equally positively affect the body. They are rich in vitamin C which is particularly needed in summer and winter days. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which has been proven to prevent the occurrence of wrinkles.
Many consider the lemon as a synonym for vitamin C, but few know that contains vitamins B1, B2, B12, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, protein and carbohydrates, iron and essential oils. It is excellent for skin -removes freckles, blemishes, lichens, and can be used as a means to treat minor burns because cools and heals. Lemon increases the level of the base environment in the body. In addition, contributes to weight loss (breaking down fat), helps with arthritis or pressure. Lemon juice is recommended for energy decline, instead of a cup of coffee, because it awakens and raises mood. It is also used for: colds, flu, diseases of the nose and throat, headache, diabetes, depression, insomnia, anxiety, improve concentration, disturbances in metabolism, circulation, hair loss and so on.
Orange is a valuable source of vitamins and minerals: vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
The present vitamin C takes part in many important processes in the body. Improves absorption of iron accelerates metabolic processes, participates in the production of collagen and improves the defense capability and vitality of the body. This vitamin helps combat fatigue, colds and flu. Orange and rich in carotenoids and flavonoids, which have antioxidant activity expressed in protecting the body from free radicals. Increase the defense capability and protect the skin from harmful sun rays.
During the cold winter days is to enable his body enough energy to keep the immune system strong and to meet its needs for vitamins and minerals. Ttangerines are perfect for this time of year because they are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, no fat and are recommended for healthy skin. These fruits have a low calorie and high nutritional value. Rich in antioxidants (vitamin C, B1, B3, B6, E, beta carotene, folic acid), minerals (potassium, calcium, magnesium), flavonoids, terpenes and xanthophyll.
Grapefruit or extract from the seeds is strongest available natural antibiotic that destroys a wide range of microbes, including viruses, bacteria and fungal infections. And has antioxidant activity. It is rich in vitamin C, contains vitamin A, B, D, E, and calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper and iron.
Grapefruit affects the following ways:
Lowers blood cholesterol
Prevention of influenza and colds
Treatment of acute and chronic inflammation
It helps in the treatment of gastrointestinal infections
Ideal for rinsing the mouth, is good against the formation of plaque on the teeth against cavities
It helps with sore ears and their chronic inflammation
Stay Healthy this Winter by Eating Citrus Fruits!!!