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Sunday, August 08, 2021

Lemon peel benefit: Weight loss

Lemon peel contains the high presence of phytochemicals and has the greater antimicrobial and antioxidant activity. The lemon peel is a significant antimicrobial agent along with an astringent property.

Polyphenol (pyrogallic acid) and flavonoids (quercetin, luteolin and chrysin) have been linked to reduce obesity and cardiovascular diseases [Int J Pharma Pharma Sci. 2014;6(2):0975-1491].

Other constituents of citrus peels include essential oils which have lipolytic, antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects; and also vitamin C which contributes to effective digestion and weight loss by increasing acidity thereby increasing calcium assimilation and replacement of fat in cells.

The orange peel flavonoids ethanol extract was found to give a suppressive effect on the expression of perilipin, indicating another factor that may be associated with the positive effect of citrus flavonoids in obesity [Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 363 (2007), pp. 1020-1026].
Lemon peel benefit: Weight loss

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