Lemons! Lemons! Lemons! Here in California we have the perfect climate for these yellow beauties to grow. This fabulous fruit tree grows best in temperatures between 77 and 86 degrees and can tolerate higher temperatures. Yellow, tangy, and fragrant, this fruit offers a number of health benefits as they contain a high amount of Vitamin C, soluble fiber, and plant compounds. Some of the benefits include:
· Improves digestive health
· Reduces the risk of cancer
· Protects against anemia
· Prevents kidney stones
· Supports heart health
· Helps to control weight.
According to Anthony Williams - renowned author of #1 New York Times best-selling books, including Medical Medium Cleanse to Heal – drinking one half of a squeezed lemon with 16 ounces of water when you wake up is ideal as it hydrates and flushes toxins from the liver.To find out more about what Anthony Williams has to say about lemon water, click on the link here: Lemon Water 101
Anyone up to baking something absolutely yummy with lemons? Try this absolutely delicious Strawberry Lemon Bar Recipe which calls for maple syrup in place of sugar.
For more information on benefits on lemons, see 6 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Lemons.