Many people think that lemons have no sugar. That there bitter taste is because of the 100 acidic compounds that they are made off. Well, it appears this is not the case.
Lemons indeed contain more sugar than strawberries. A lemon contains 70 percent sugar while a strawberry contains only 40 percent. That is a whole 30 percent difference.
The difference between lemon and strawberry in terms of sugar taste is that lemons taste sour because it contains high amounts of citric acid, at 3 to 6 percent that ends up dominating the sweet taste.
Strawberries have less sugar than lemons but they do not have any acidic content hence tasting sweeter than strawberries.
You probably might have seen one or two people taking to use of lemon as a way of cutting down their extra weight. Does it work? Yes. Drinking lemon that is mixed in hot water actually helps you reduce on your weight.
Lemon is said to be the best remedy that eliminates toxins from the body and keep one’s liver and digestive system healthy.
Health practitioners attribute extra weight to poor digestion that hinders weight loss by stopping the body getting the nutrients it needs to burn fat and by causing a buildup of toxins in the bloodstream that slows down metabolism.
Adding these lemon ingredients to your diet will help to improve your digestive system and encourage your liver to function at its best.
Lemon helps your body to eliminate toxins. The juice hardly contains any calories and it stimulates your immune system. Lemons are also a great source of vitamin C which helps the body to build collagen and fight diseases like a common cold.
Some ladies use lemon to remove extra fats from their skin though this is yet to be scientifically proved.