HEALTHY LIVING:10 BENEFITS OF KEY LIMES THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

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Citrus fruits like limes have critic and ascorbic acids and taste sour, but they are actually alkaline generating once they’ve been digested and absorbed.

  1. KEY LIMES CAN HELP FIGHT INFECTIONS: One fluid ounce of lime juice contains 14% of the vitamin C daily requirements. Vitamin C is natural antioxidant against infectious agents and eliminate cancer casuing freee radicals in the body.
  2. KEY LIMES CAN HELP WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES: Due to the high levels of soluble fibers to help regulate the body’s abosorption of sugar into the bloodstream, and reduce the frequency of the blood sugar spikes that are a serious risk to diabetic patients.
  3. KEY LIMES CAN FIGHT CERTAIN TYPES OF BACTERIA: Lime juice and other citrus products have been found to kill vibrio cholerae bacteria and act as a biocide.

  4. KEY LIMES CAN HELP ENHANCE THE DEGESTION: Key limes possess a considerate amount of fiber. Fiber stimualtes peristaltic motion and increased secretion of gastric juices, prevents conditions like constipation and protects the body from more serious conditions like colorectal cancer.

  5. KEY LIMES CAN FIGHT AGAINST CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: Soluble fiber which are in limes can also lower blood pressure and eliminates the presence of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (bad cholesterol). Soluble fiber can decrease the rate of imflammation of the blood vessels, which is a known preventative measure against heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes.

  6. KEY LIMES CAN FIGHT AGAINST PEPETIC ULCERS: Peptic ulcers are distinct breaches in the linings of the stomach or the first part of the small intestineressulting in acid and pepsin in the lumen. Key limes contains antroxidant compounds called flavonoids (limonin glucoside) which have anti-carcinogenic, antibiotic and detoxifying properties that stimulate the healing procress of peptic ulcers.

  7. KEY LIMES CAN HELP SLOW DOWN AGING: Vitamin C intake improves the immune system but it can also create and maintain collagen an essential protein found in the hair and skin. Collagen is the most abundant protein in mammals making up fron 25% to 35% of the whole body protein content.

  8. KEY LIMES RID THE BODY OF TOXINS: Key lime juice have been found to have the ability to rid the body of toxins with numerous vutamins and minerals that can ease pain and detoxify the body to create a healthy environment in the body to boost your energy.

  9. KEY LIMES CAN BURN FAT IN THE STOMACH: The high vitamins C content of limes can boost the immune system and also help break down fat during exercise promoting weight loss.

  10. KEY LIMES CAN DETOX THE LIVER: Limes or lemons natural cleansing abilities rejuvenate the liver. Lukewarm water with lime juice in the morning natually push out toxin, it wakes up nerves in the degestive system and liver to encourage good digestion and optimal bowel movements.

 

*Point of reference Dovemed.com