You know what they say, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
Actually, if life gives you lemons, you are in luck because lemons are not only versatile, they’re really healthy too. Lemons contain a lot of vitamins and minerals that act in the body in a similar way as alkaline water.
A Lemony Life
Everyone knows that lemons, like all citrus fruits, are high in the antioxidant vitamin-C. But lemons also contain plenty of calcium, potassium, and magnesium in addition to the carotenoids that give lemons their yellow color. Here are 3 more things you might not know about lemons and alkaline water!
3 Surprising Facts about Lemons
- Lemons have an Alkaline Effect on the Body
Although lemon juice is acidic, when it is processed by the body the result is an alkaline effect. Adding lemon juice to your water is a great way to make water alkaline and receive healthy benefits.
BONUS TIP: Add lemon juice to your alkaline water to increase the alkaline potential by 300%!
- The Oil of the Skin isn’t Sour, it’s Sweet!
We think of lemons as sour fruits, but that is really only the juice, the skins are quite sweet. This is why bartenders add lemon peels to cocktails and why pastry chefs often use lemon zest in dessert recipes. The essential oil of lemon skin adds sweetness to drinks and cakes and makes them smell great. Of course, drink in moderation and enjoy alcohol with alkaline water to prevent dehydration!
- Lemons Have Age and Cancer Fighting Properties
Lemons house a high concentration of chemicals known as limonoids which are present in all citrus fruits. Limonoids are antioxidants that are currently the object of much attention in the medical field. Researchers are excited by the prospect of limonoids being used to fight cancer and lower cholesterol.
Make Lemonade with Alkaline Water!
Lemons are amazingly healthy little fruits that only get better when mixed with alkaline water. To maximize the health benefits of the lemons in your life, a Tyent water ionizer is a necessity. So, when life gives you lemons, mix them with Tyent alkaline water!