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What is Lime Good for?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
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Have you ever wondered why lime is so widespread? Why do so many people even prefer it over lemon? What makes it so special? Well, we have the answers to these questions and we are ready to reveal them to you.

It's surprising how many beneficial properties lime has. Thanks to being rich in vitamin C, as well as boosting levels of folic acid, magnesium, calcium, vitamin B6 and fiber, it deserves its place in our daily diet. Lime heals in many ways and it's time to tell you what they are.

Protects the eyes and makes the skin healthier

It's no secret that lime is a powerful antioxidant, which allows it to protect our eyes from various infections and macular degeneration. Its antioxidant properties also help fight cholera. In addition, including this sour fruit in the daily menu will reduce spots on the skin, give it a glow and fight dead cells.

Helps digestion

The acidity of lime makes our mouth salivate and increases digestive juices. It is for this reason that it is included in the diets of many cultures around the world.

Reduces the risk of diabetes and treats peptic ulcers

The American Diabetes Association includes lime in its list of the most beneficial "superfoods for diabetes" and believe me, this is no accident. The fruit's high levels of soluble fiber help the body absorb blood sugar. Due to the presence of flavonoid compounds, lime stimulates the healing process in peptic and oral ulcers.

It even deals with respiratory and heart diseases

In medical practice, the oil that is extracted from lime is extremely widespread, because it is rich in flavonoids, which in turn is used against congestion. Even just inhaling the scent of its peel can relieve congestion and nausea. Its ability to deal with heart diseases such as atherosclerosis is also exceptional.

Controls weight

For a healthy way to maintain weight and lose weight, experts recommend daily intake of lime juice. In addition, it gives us energy and concentration, which we undoubtedly need during the day.

It regulates the temperature

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Thanks to the juice, rich in vitamin C, citrus fruit is an ideal helper against the fight against high fever. It is enough to squeeze the juice of one lime and mix it with a glass of warm water.

In addition to everything we have listed, this magical green fruit has a bunch of other healing properties such as fighting urinary tract infections, hemorrhoids and constipation, relieving arthritis and preventing gout. It is impossible to describe all the benefits that lime offers us, but we certainly advise you to use it more often to enjoy good health.

See also some ideas for:

- lime cocktails;

- lemon or lime? .