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Are Lemons Good For You?

by Fabian Jackson

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If you’ve been wondering whether lemons have any nutritional value and health benefits then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to have all of your questions answered. 

Whether you’re adding a slice to your drink, some acidity to a sauce or zesting into a bake, the humble lemon is versatile — but is it healthy? 

Are lemons good for you?

Yes, in a word. Lemons are full to the brim with nutrients as well as flavour!

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The health benefits of eating lemons

Like lemon’s cousin, the orange, it’s full of vitamin C which is an important antioxidant as well as potentially reducing blood pressure and the risks of strokes and heart complications. 

If you’re eating the pulp then you’re getting a great amount of fibre into your diet which is great for promoting good digestive health. 

Keep your plant-based questions coming our way and share your thoughts with us in the comments section below!

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Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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