Lemons are a very versatile fruit.
They can be used for everything from cooking to cleaning to skincare.
Lemon skin is also chock full of nutrients and safe to eat (though you should certainly wash the lemon first, as with any fruit or veggie skin you consume).
Lemon peels contain high amounts of calcium, potassium and fiber.
The peel is also high in compounds that may be useful for fighting off certain cancers.
The peel itself is a bit bitter, so you may not want to eat it straight off the fruit.
Instead, grate the peel using a microplane or another tool and sprinkle it on top of salads, or in a vinaigrette dressing. Citrus shavings make a good pairing with ice cream and chocolate as well.
You can always juice it, as well.
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