Friday, October 14, 2011

Benefits of Citrus

Benefits of Citrus

Citrus fruits are tasty and fragrant winter fruits and have a high benefits for our body. The choice is vast, ranging from the most common mandarins, oranges and lemons to the most exotic lime and grapefruit up to the fragrant cedar and bergamot from Calabria.

The high content of antioxidant vitamin C make it sound very useful to keep the skin supple and youthful addition to being useful to the health and immune defense.

Precisely this fruit have high property of Vitamin C to defend the body against colds, such as bronchitis, colds, flu and broncotracheite.

As revealed by some studies, orange, prevents cancer and those who make use of many citrus fruits is less exposed to the risk of cancers, especially those of the stomach. Pectin lowers cholesterol contained in oranges and in particular LDL (harmful) and finally the venous capillaries and strengthens the cell walls, increasing circulation.

Citrus fruits are an excellent ally for health but also to keep alive our beauty. Ideal to combat wrinkles and lighten the spots. The peel of citrus fruit has an astringent action on the other hand, large pores and gives skin elasticity and smoothness mixed.

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