I loved to eat raw lemons ever since I was a kid…and ever since I was a kid, I was told that lemons will eat the enamel off your teeth. This is true. Lemons are very acidic and can cause erosion of tooth enamel if exposed to teeth for a long length of time. Luckily my “lemon kicks” don’t last for very long and I know that I should always drink plenty of water after eating a lemon and use an enamel strengthening toothpaste…which I do.
In spite of the lemon and it’s private war against my smile, the lemon has many advantages to the body. It can assist in weight loss, improve skin texture, cleanse the liver, and reduce anxiety. To understand more about it, read the article entitled 15 Hidden Health Secrets of Lemons.