During the holiday season too, we have enjoyed in the fat and sweet foods, so we Viennese expert in nutrition, prof. Hademar Bankhofer, it is recommended to intensify cutrusnog fruit intake in order to purify the body. However, this is not the only health benefits of citrus. Here are some reasons to lemon, orange and mandarin, which often appear on your menu.
-Citrus fruit reduces cholesterol, lowers blood pressure and prevents inflammation. According to the Viennese professor, mandarin, for example, contain the nutrients that relieve pain in muscles and joints.
- It has been shown to prevent infection and lime have antibiotic properties.
- Oranges us not only supplying large quantities of vitamin C, which is good for stress and very important during this holiday season when we are in contact with many people and therefore at greater risk of getting sick, but through them, our body gets the fiber that are necessary for healthy digestion.
- Even in passive smokers using nicotine inhalation of smoke in the body destroy large amounts of vitamin C.For this reason Professor Bankhofer all persons in its immediate vicinity are smokers, it is advisable to eat two oranges to be compensated to mention the loss of vitamin C.
- I oranges and grapefruit contain large amounts of pectin, a soluble fiber, which helps the body to rid itself of toxic substances from alcohol, cigarettes and coffee. Pectin absorbs these harmful substances and eliminates them through the intestines out.