Lemon is the everyday ideal product, rich in vitamin C. It is an amazing source of nutrients and virtually without any calories. Practice a daily habit to use it.
Did you know lemon peels, whether they are dried or fresh, are an extraordinary addition to many dishes?
When you peel the lemon you should make the slices as thin as possible, avoiding the white layer around it. Do not forget to wash the lemon with cold water before scalding it with hot water. Try to peel the lemon in one slice spirally preferably with a very sharp knife.
Lemon peels are great addition to: vegetable salads, fish, meat, and many cold sauces. Beet and spinach soups have better aroma in combination with lemon. It can be added 5 minutes before the meal is prepared or right after the soup is done. The peels pair exceptionally well with fish and meat sauces, dressings, moussaka, stuffed fish and etc. When preparing veal add grated lemon peel 1-2 minutes before the end or after taking it out of the oven.
Because of the calcium and vitamin C, lemon peel prevents osteoporosis, arthritis and many other diseases of the skeletal system. Because of the polyphenolic flavonoids we impede the bad LDL cholesterol to rise to an alarming level. This way we keep intact the vascular system and we reduce symptoms of hypertension. Skin blemishes can be treated with lemon peel. Massage your face gently for 3 minutes with a lemon peel for soft and smooth skin.