The lemonade is probably one of the most popular and popular natural and homemade drinks. It consists of a drink that is made with lemon and water , to which sugar is usually added (although some people prepare it without sweetening it). For those who use a sweetener, it is possible to substitute white sugar for whole cane brown sugar or even honey, much healthier without any doubt. You may or may not add alcohol, and in most cases tends to be served cold.
It is a beverage that provides excellent health benefits , since the lemon juice It is a natural drink with incredible detoxifying and depurative properties, besides being extremely rich in vitamin C.
Why drink lemonade every day?
Wonderful detoxifying drink
Lemonade is an excellent detoxifier of the body , especially of the liver, becoming a very interesting traditional remedy when it comes to purifying this important organ of our body.
It also constitutes a wonderful natural beverage when it comes to help our body eliminate toxins accumulated, acting as an excellent depurative.
Good depurative of the liver and kidneys
As indicated above, lemonade is an excellent liver cleanser , so it is an interesting natural option for those suffering from liver problems such as fatty liver , a very common disorder that affects many people and that in most cases produces no symptoms, consisting of the accumulation of fat in the liver. It also encourages the production of bile , helping in a very positive way eliminate gallstones .
It is also a good kidney scrubber , by acting as a tonic, cleanser and detoxifier. In fact, within remedies for kidney stones , the lemonade is one of the most interesting.
Strengthens the immune system
Lemonade is a drink extremely rich in vitamin C , to be elaborated precisely with squeezed lemon juice. 1 glass of lemonade provides 7 mg. of vitamin C, an essential essential nutrient for help stimulate the immune system , being very useful for increase defenses Natural way.
Helps to prevent infections and diseases
Lemonade is a wonderful preventive of diseases and infections , besides being a good blood scrubber . In fact, being a drink extremely rich in antioxidants helps protect our cells from certain diseases.
In addition, it is adequate to prevent and reduce the negative effects that free radicals exert on our body, precisely because of their antioxidant action.
How to make a wonderful lemonade?
Actually making a delicious and sweet lemonade is very simple. You only need 5 lemons, 750 ml. of cold water and between 150 to 200 gr. of brown sugar of integral cane (according to taste). You can also add mint leaves.
Wash the lemons well, cut them in half and squeeze them until you get all their juice, taking care to remove the seeds that fall. Reserve the juice.
Put the cold water in a glass jar and dissolve the sugar in it. Add the juice of the lemons and a few leaves of mint (which will bring a wonderful aroma). If you want you can serve with ice.
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