Lifestyle determines the stage of your health and well-being especially when western courtiers are concerned. People have deteriorated health as a result of stress, bad habits like smoking and alcohol abuse, malnutrition and the ongoing pollution. According to WHO – World Health Organization these factors would be accountable for 70% of deaths worldwide by 2030.
There are many people who suffer from diabetes, back pain, headaches, obesity and other health conditions that are a result of poor daily hygiene. The remedy that we are about to present in this text will help you to take good care of your body and thus enhance the overall health and well-being.
An Olive Oil and Lemon Remedy
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, organic
- ½ lemon, juiced
Preparation: Combine both ingredients and thus obtain a homogeneous texture.
Use: Take this mixture in the morning, half an hour prior breakfast.
How does it work?
The content of lemon and olive oil offers the incredible potency in relieving and preventing many health conditions.
The extra virgin olive oil
This oil is being extracted from the olive fruit and many people are being aware of its amazing properties and benefits. Here they are:
- Protects from type 2 diabetes
As per a conducted study on 25 volunteers at Sapienza University in Rome, the use of olive oil can lower blood glucose levels meanwhile elevating the production of insulin production which is lowered in cases of type 2 diabetes. These findings have been confirmed by other 29 experiments and 4 studies involving more than 15,000 people with type 2 diabetes.
- Battles against dangerous bacteria
This super healthy oil is abundant with antioxidants that have a great ability to battle against the development of bacteria harmful to the body. As per a conducted scientific experiment, the intake of virgin olive oil can remove the strains of the bacterium Helicobacter Pylori that thrives in the stomach and be the cause of many discomforts.
- Decreases the inflammation
The content of oleocanthal which is a polyphenol shows powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect. Thanks to this action it can lower the onset of many diseases that can cause inflammation like diabetes, joint diseases or neurodegenerative diseases.
- Prevents many chronic diseases
This oil has in its content a wide range of vitamins, antioxidants, and fatty acids. The phenolic compounds are the ones that offer the power to fight off many chronic diseases. People in the Mediterranean are less prone to developing cardiovascular diseases thanks to the consumption of this oil that contains monounsaturated fatty acids lowering the amount of bad cholesterol in the blood.
- Promotes weight loss
This oil contains healthy fats that boost the health and also a content of many antioxidants that are great slimming agents. As per the results of a conducted study released by the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, people that follow a Mediterranean diet, which is high in virgin olive oil, manage easily to lose weight.
This citrus fruit is the most popular fruit widely used everywhere in the world. The reason for that is that it contains plenty of valuable nutrients that are accountable for the incredible health benefits. Here it is what lemon can offer to your body:
- Promotes the health of the heart
This citrus fruit is packed with vitamin C that lowers the risk of a stroke and heart disease. According to a conducted study the intake of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin C will effectively protect the cardiovascular health of the body.
- Boosts the digestive system
Lemon has in its content pectin, which is a soluble fiber that betters intestinal transit. It is a general knowledge that the content of fiber will help in the fight against constipation by boosting the work of the digestive system.
- Prevents the formation of kidney stones
Kidney stones are in fact crystals that develop from calcium oxalate. They pile up in the kidneys and can be the reason for intense pain and great discomfort. The citric acid in lemon increases the volume of urine, binds to calcium and thus prevents the creation of the crystals.
- Helps with the weight loss
It has in its content polyphenols which are powerful antioxidants that battle against the harmful effects of the free radicals. According to a conducted study the polyphenols are the ones that are very beneficial for the regulation of the body weight. According to a conducted in vivo study this citrus fruit can lower fat build-up and limit weight gain.
Lemon is not recommended in cases of biliary and/or kidney problems, ulcers or heartburn.
Olive oil needs to be consumed moderately and only in proper daily amounts.