Lime: the miraculous fruit

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A natural combina- tion of sweet, juicy and sour sweet lime is a strange sum- mer fruit that can fresh you instantly. You can enjoy its pulpy flesh by slowly chew- ing it or you can drink a glass full of its yellowish green juice.


It is low calorie and low fat diet with strange and countless benefits. It is truly the precious fruit or you can say the fruit of heaven. It is cure of about all diseases in present season. Let us take glimpse of its some benefits:


Prevents and treats sunstroke:


Instead of carbonated beverages that give you nothing but only sugar and acidity, drink sweet lime juice, it not only remove your thirst but also gives you essential minerals and vitamins.


Boosts immunity:


It belongs to the citrus family so it has high vitamin C content that makes it an immune boosting food. It also protects you from fever and flu.


Protects from Arthritis:


It can help in conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is also rich in folic acid that plays a role in supporting bone and joint health.


Help in weight loss:


Sweet lime is a good snack that can remove your hunger, reenergize you and satiate you. So, it is good for those persons who want to reduce their weight.


Treats jaundice:


It gives a cooling effect that treats jaundice symp- toms like fever and vomiting. It is also a light food so it is easy to digest and it also boosts the liver function Prevents scurvy:


Deficiency of vitamin C can lead to scurvy, a disease in which you suffer from swollen gums, cracked lips and flu. It is rich in Vitamin C so it is good for treatment of scurvy.


Protects against gastrointestinal problems:


Unique taste of this, causes stimulation of the salivary glands to secrete enzymes that makes digestion easy. It also contains compounds called flavanoids that increase the level of bile, certain stomach acids and digestive juices which together help in digestion. It also has a good quantity of potassium that prevent from diarrhea.


Cancer Fighter:


It contains compounds called limonoids that fight against different cancer. Boosts hair and skin health: The extract of sweet lime is used in a lot of products to strengthen hair, treat split ends and dandruff. Its vitamin C content is one of the reasons to widely use in skin care products.


Cure Urinary Disorders: It has a high concentra- tion of potassium which detoxifies the kidneys and bladder thus it has the abil- ity to cure infections. Beneficial For Pregnant Women: It provides a significant amount of calcium, that is good for the growth of the developing fetus


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Published in: Volume 07 Issue 30

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