Experts explain why lemons need to be frozen whole with peel

Turkish experts advise freezing the whole lemon, including the peel. It will be “ready” overnight.

According to them, it is convenient to grate the frozen lemon along with the zest, and then add it to water, lemonade, fish, soup, salad or vegetable dish. The rest can be put back in the freezer.

Benefits of frozen lemon, which you will eat with the peel:

  • Removes toxins and helps protect against premature aging;
  • The peel contains beneficial bioflavonoids that affect skin health;
  • Helps iron absorption;
  • Fights bacteria and fungal infections;
  • Helps with colds;
  • Reduces the level of “bad” cholesterol;
  • Helps you lose weight by promoting fat loss by accelerating metabolic functions.

A study by Japanese scientists has shown that lemon peel contains substances that have pronounced antibacterial properties. They inhibit the growth of Streptococcus, Prevotella and Porphyromonas bacteria, which cause caries and periodontitis.

More information about the benefits of lemon peel:

Lemon peel contains many antioxidants such as vitamin C and flavonoids. Antioxidants help protect cells from free radical damage and have anti-inflammatory properties.

The peel contains vitamins A, E and B vitamins. They are important for maintaining healthy skin and the immune system.

Contains dietary fiber, they can help improve digestion and maintain gut health.

Lemon peel has a bright and fresh aroma that can be used in cooking and aromatherapy for taste and aroma.

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