For many, hearing the word citrus conjures up thoughts of the Christmas season when favorites like Navel oranges, pink grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos and clementines are readily available, especially as a means of raising funds for schools and churches.
Citrus fruits are notable for their fragrance, partly due to the flavonoids and limonoids contained in the rind, and most are super juicy. The high quantity of citric acid in these fruits gives them their characteristic sharp flavor. Citrus fruits are commercially important since many species are cultivated for their fruit, which is eaten fresh, pressed for juice, or preserved in marmalades and pickles.
Some urologists recommend the consumption of citrus fruit juices (lemon, lime, orange) as they may be useful for lowering the risk factors for specific types of kidney stones. Of the three, lemons have the highest concentration of citrate of any citrus fruit, and daily consumption of lemonade has been shown to decrease the rate of stone formation.
There are a plethora of ways where you can save money and trips to the store through the citrus team. This first list will examine ways by which you can pamper yourself.