1 Lemon= 17 calories
Lemons are one of the worlds best healers, their bright yellow color, distinct sour taste, and round shape, make them easily, identifiable. Lemons are great healers because of their immune boosting Vitamin C and high level of acidity. Lemons also provide Vitamin B6, potassium, limonin, and limonene. Found in the peel, limonin and limonene are said to have cancer fighting abilities. The peel is also a good source of pith, which contains high level of bioflavonoids, that strengthen capillaries. Citrus flavonoids in lemon peels are highly recommended for those suffering from any form of vein collapse. Studies have shown that lemons prevent cancer and purify your liver.