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Lemon Facts

Here are some very interesting facts about lemon.

The word lemon is beleived to have been derived from Asian language words meaning ’sour’ or ’sour fruit’.

Lemon trees bloom thoroughout the year, and fruit is picked six or more times annually, with an average commercial tree yielding about 1,500 lemons per year.

Food historians says lemons have been in cultivation around the mediterranean says lemons have been in cultivation around the mediterranean regions from as early as the first century A.D

The demand for lemons hit a peak during the california gold rush of 1849. Mimers were eilling to pay huge sums for a single meon. As a result, lemon trees were planted in abundance throughout california.

One medium lemon has 18 calories, no fat or cholestrol, only 10 milligrams of sodium and supplies 35 percent of the daily recommendation of vitamin C.

during the european renaissance, fashionable ladies used lemon juice as a way to redden their lips.

Third century Romans velieved that the lemon was an antiode for all poisons.

By the year 1299, the mangolians had invented Lemonade.


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