Lemon Health Benefits
Lemons are a good source of vitamin C, containing about 50 percent of the recommended daily amount in a single lemon and about 20 percent of the recommended daily amount in just two tablespoons of lemon juice. As a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C helps to support immune function and protects the skin from free radicals and visible signs of aging along with adequate hydration. Hello, lemon water! And the power of lemons is not just in their juice. Lemon polyphenols may also have anti-aging benefits, according to research published in Nature journal. The citric acid in lemons may also help prevent the formation of kidney stones.