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16 Health Benefits of Lemons

Lemon Cautions:

  • Pure lemon juice contains acid which is harmful to tooth enamel. Always dilute with water before drinking it.
  • Lemons that are not washed properly, like the ones you get in restaurants, may include potentially pathogenic microbes.

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Also, see: 19 Wonderful Ways to Use Lemons

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Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).

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2:34AM PST on Jan 22, 2015

Live long and prosper!

3:34PM PST on Jan 5, 2015

Lemon juice seem to be good for many things, that's great, but suppose one wants to use lemon juice for weight loss, and suffers from low blood pressure, what happens then? How will it affect the low blood pressure issue?

12:31AM PST on Dec 27, 2014

Ty

4:32AM PST on Nov 16, 2014

Thanks

10:11AM PDT on Sep 18, 2014

Lemony

9:08PM PDT on Aug 29, 2014

Interesting article, thank you!

9:47AM PDT on Aug 22, 2014

Let's hear it for lemons!

10:53AM PDT on Jul 27, 2014

Great information.

8:06AM PDT on Jul 24, 2014

Going to buy a big bag of lemons today!

7:42AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

Thanks. It's good to know that lemons are so good for you. I've picked about 120 lemons off my tree in the last few days. Now I know what good they do I'll make an effort to use them as much as possible.

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