Technically, any liquid intended for drinking is a beverage so named by a word derived from French and Latin verbs meaning ‘to drink.’ Healthy beverages are beverages with health benefits that attribute by its nutritional value. The use of healthy beverage for promoting health and relieving symptom is as old as the practice of medicine.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Health benefits of lime juice

Lime juice offers many health benefits. Limes are excellent sources of vitamin C and limonene. The phytochemicals in limes boost the immune system prevent heart disease and cancer, lower blood cholesterol levels and lower high blood pressure.

Limes are good for the relief of arthritis because they have such high vitamin C content and are especially good for anyone with academia because they are one of the most alkalinizing foods. Modern analysis of lime juice has given values a ranging from 23 to 49 mg ascorbic acid per 100 g, with an average of approximately 30 mg.

It is also improvised the vitality and hence is very useful in treating causes of cold, running nose, cough and other acute conditions. Limes may help to dissolve gallstones, protect against scurvy and may be effective in the prevention and treatment of esophageal cancer.

The good about lime juice is that it has a decent amount of vitamin C with no fat or cholesterol and very little sodium. The sweet lime is valued in India because of its therapeutic cooling effect in cases of fever and jaundice. In Malaysia, the juice is taken as a tonic to relive stomach ailments.

Limonene is a monoterpene that helps to trigger detoxification in the liver and small bowel, increasing the number of enzymes, stimulating glutathione S-transferases, and thereby helping to eliminate carcinogens.

Other key nutrients in limes include fiber, calcium, iron, fructose, glucose, sucrose, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, vitamins B and small amounts of amino acids.

Lime also contains essential oils which have been widely used for bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, anti-parasitical, insecticidal, medicinal, and cosmetic applications, especially in pharmaceutical, sanitary, cosmetic and agricultural and food industrial.
Health benefits of lime juice

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