What are the Health Benefits of Lemons? [Fun Infographic and Recipe]

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What are the Health Benefits of Lemons?

We often hear so much about the health benefits of drinking lemon water, but not so much about lemons themselves. What is it that makes lemons good for us, and do they really have any health benefits? This blog post shares everything you need to know about the health benefits of lemons, with a fun infographic (scroll down!) for any of you who are more visual, to share across social media if you find it useful!

Key Nutritional Facts:

  • 17 calories Per lemon
  • 15 mg Calcium
  • 7 mg magnesium
  • 13 mg phosphorus
  • 116 g potassium

What Effects Can Lemons Have on Your Health?

  1. Reduced Chance of Stroke
  2. Maintenance of a Healthy Blood Pressure
  3. Protection Against Cancer
  4. Help Protect against asthma
  5. Increase Iron Absorption
  6. Increase Vitamin C to Boost Immunity
  7. Increased Weightloss

For a super detailed break down check out this article by Medical News Today

Super Delicious and Healthy Lemon Tarts

The health Benefits of Lemons Lemon Tart Image

I have  recreated this incredible, healthy, lemon tart recipe-yes they do exist!  By Bos Kitchen, which I have linked for you! Its such a fun way of incorporating lemons into your diet without them being to acidic.

 

Let me know what you think, and make sure to follow me on Instagram to never miss the healthy recipes I’m loving.

What Makes these Healthy?

  • Gluten Free.
  • Dairy Free.
  • No Refined Sugar.
  • Lemon for vitamins and minerals.
  • Coconut Oil for healthy fat.

The Health Benefits of Lemons Infographic

Key health Benefits of Lemons Infographic

 

3 Comments

  1. Gaby
    April 24, 2018 / 10:42 am

    Hi,

    You said you linked the recipe for the vegan lemon tarts but I don’t see it! They look incredible and i want to give it a try!

  2. getsoberbitch
    May 12, 2018 / 10:09 pm

    Thank you for sharing this recipe. I must try it!! I just made a batch of vegan lemon cookies last week and they were a hit with all of my children. Yummmm, yummmmm. I just love the flavor of lemon and the health benefits are just a bonus.

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