Lemon is a very popular fruit in Vietnamese life. The price is cheap, the crop is almost year-round, so lemons are used a lot. In particular, the cool sour taste and characteristic fresh aroma make lemon a popular drinkable fruit, especially in the hot summer.
In addition to the convenience and availability, lemons also have a range of health benefits. Lemon is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals due to its low calorie content of only 29 calories per 100 grams, low cholesterol and low saturated fat, which is very good for health. Lemon contains vitamin A, vitamin B6 and vitamin B1 in lesser amounts. In addition, there are other active minerals such as copper, calcium and potassium. The calcium in lemons is good for bones and teeth while the potassium helps maintain the balance of pH and water levels.
With a host of beneficial nutrients, vitamins and minerals as above, lemon water is very good for health.
Tea is also a beverage with many benefits for human health. The gallotanin in tea prevents the degeneration of nerve cells and stimulates their recovery process.
Nearly 2,000 years ago, tea was used by Chinese physicians as a medicine to help people stay healthy and younger. Modern medical studies have also discovered more and more medicinal value of tea. Due to the antioxidant content, tea helps to slow down the aging of cells. Flavonoids inhibit cholesterol deposition and vascular fibrosis, reducing the risk of cerebrovascular accident, myocardial infarction, and mortality from cardiovascular problems.
Drinking tea will help the human body feel refreshed and more alert because tea has a stimulating effect on the central nervous system, helping to euphoria, stimulate breathing and make the heart beat faster.
In particular, recent scientific studies show that tea has the ability to prevent cancer, prevent DNA damage. Drinking tea regularly reduces the risk of stomach cancer by 50%, the risk of skin cancer by 40%. If drinking tea combined with lemon regularly, the rate of reduction of skin cancer can be up to 70%.