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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.

Delicious Lemon Recipes

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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3:08AM PDT on Mar 21, 2014

Thank you!

12:58AM PST on Feb 9, 2014

Great info all in one article!

6:40AM PST on Feb 6, 2014

Thank you

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1:54PM PST on Nov 13, 2013

Great, thank you!!

4:21AM PST on Nov 13, 2013

Our family have always grown lemons. We use them constantly. The tree we grow is called Eureka & produces all year round. Lovely tasting lemon.

7:31AM PST on Nov 12, 2013


10:51PM PST on Nov 6, 2013

Sounds like I should be including more lemon in my diet - thanks for the info.

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