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1. First, as mentioned previously, both green tea and lemons contain good levels of nutrition and tremendous amounts of powerful antioxidants. Green tea is loaded with important plant compounds and inflammation fighting polyphenols. In addition to polyphenol antioxidants, green tea contains other unique and potent antioxidants known catechins. It also contains a compound known as EGCG, which has been shown in studies to provide medicinal benefits. Lemons and lemon juice are also incredibly nutrient dense. Lemons are an amazing source of vitamin C, and also contain good levels of potassium, vitamin B6, iron, calcium and folate. As well, they are a great source of antioxidants and contain some fibre.
2. Consuming green tea and lemon can also significantly improve the overall health of the heart may different ways and reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Not only is green tea a great source of antioxidants that can reduce free radicals and oxidative stress that can compromise the immune system, but it can also help to improve other risk factors for heart disease. Consuming green tea can help to lower both “LDL” cholesterol and total cholesterol levels, while also lowering triglycerides. Also, due to the high amounts of antioxidants and bioactive compounds, it can help to prevent LDL cholesterol oxidation. Lemons are also very heart healthy. This is largely attributed to its heart healthy nutrients potassium and vitamin C. This allows lemons to help regulate and control blood pressure levels, while the vitamin C, a potent antioxidant, can help to reduce damaging free radicals.
3. Regular consumption of green tea and lemon can also help to boost immunity naturally and provide tremendous anti-bacterial effects. This allows this mixture to lower the risk of certain diseases and infections. This is often attributed to the good amounts of catechins found in green tea which provide numerous biological effects. Studies have shown that these compounds can reduce and kill unwanted bacteria and prevent viruses, especially during colder winter months. One additional benefits of this is that green tea can help to reduce harmful bacterial in the mouth, which can not only lead to cavities and plaque formation, but also a number of other disease, such as heart disease. Lemons can also help to boost immunity naturally. This is often attributed to its high levels of vitamin C, which is a potent antioxidant that can help fight disease. Lemons are also well known for their anti-bacterial properties, and like green tea, can help to improve dental health. Just be sure to rinse throughly after consuming.
4. Wanting to improve the overall health and look of your skin, then consuming a mixture of green tea and lemon can certainly help in this regard. Green tea is an amazing source of both bioactive compounds and antioxidants that not only help to reduce skin damaging free radicals, but can also help with the elimination of toxins that can compromise the skin’s appearance, leading to signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. Even more, green tea can help to reduce inflammation due to its plant compounds and polyphenols, which again can reduce the signs of aging, and perhaps even more importantly, prevent cell damage. Lemons and lemon juice are also great for the health and look of the skin. Lemons and lemon juice contain natural antiseptic properties, which can help to reduce symptoms associated with a number of different ailments. Its high levels of vitamin C, nutrients and other antioxidants also make it a great anti-aging remedy, which not only reduce the appearance of age spots, but can also help the skin to look younger and give it a healthy glow.
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