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Lemons are a classic natural remedy, they are food and remedy in one. According to researchers, the lemon has existed in Italy since pre-Christian times.

Lemons are among the healthiest fruits

The nutritional values of lemon in 100 g of fresh fruit are composed as follows: almost 90 g of water, only 0.6 grams of fat, 0.7 grams of protein, 1.3 grams of fiber and 3.16 carbohydrates.

Rich in minerals and vitamins

Overall, lemons are among the foods that are extremely rich in vital substances. The minerals are excellently available. In terms of vitamins, the lemon is particularly rich in vitamin C.

Mineralper 100 g
Potassium149 mg
Magnesium28 mg
Calcium11 mg
Phosphorus16 mg
Sulfur12 mg
Sodium3 mg
Chloride5 mg
Vitaminper 100 g
Beta-carotene15 µg
Vitamin A (retinol equivalent)3 µg
Vitamin B151 µg
Vitamin B220 µg
Vitamin B3 (niacin equivalent)237 µg
Vitamin B5270 µg
Vitamin B660 µg
Vitamin B7 (biotin)0,5 µg
Folic acid6 µg
Vitamin C53 mg
Vitamin K3 µg

Rich in phytochemicals, strong antioxidant potential

The diverse secondary plant compounds contained have a beneficial effect on kidney and liver function. The flavonoids naringenin and hesperetin from the group of polyphenols also exhibit an antioxidant effect. In this way, they protect the body from free radicals and thus from inflammation, substances that damage genetic material, and strengthen the immune system. Also, the high content of vitamin C makes the lemon a fruit with high antioxidant potential. In addition, iron absorption can be promoted by vitamin C, which supports, among other things, the transport of oxygen in the blood.

Regeneration of the gastric mucosa

A special feature that supports the effect in Recovery 8: special ingredients in lemons can regenerate the irritated stomach lining, a common problem during long units or after competitions!

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