Nutrition in Lime

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Nutrition in Lime





Lime is a highly acidic, hybrid citrus fruit. It is round or circular shaped and green in colour. There are different types of limes grown all around the world. Here we focus on green limes or key limes. Scientific name of key lime is Citrus aurantifolia. Like all other citrus fruits, it belongs to the family Rutaceae and is a native of South-East Asian region.

Nutrition in Raw Limes: According to USDA, the nutrient composition of limes is as follows:

  1. Water 26 g
  2. Energy 30 kcal
  3. Protein 7 g
  4. Total lipid (fat) 2 g
  5. Carbohydrate54 g
  6. Fiber, total dietary 8 g
  7. Sugars, total 69 g
  8. Calcium, Ca 33 mg
  9. Iron, Fe 6 mg
  10. Magnesium, Mg 6 mg
  11. Phosphorus, P 18 mg
  12. Potassium, K 102 mg
  13. Sodium, Na 2 mg
  14. Zinc, Zn 11 mg
  15. Vitamin C1 mg
  16. Thiamin 03 mg
  17. Riboflavin 02 mg
  18. Niacin 2 mg
  19. Vitamin B-6 043 mg
  20. Folate, DFE 8 ug
  21. Vitamin A, IU 50 IU
  22. Vitamin E22 mg
  23. Vitamin K6 ug
  24. Fatty acids, total saturated 022 g
  25. Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 019 g
  26. Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 055 g

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Nutrition in Raw Lime Juice: According to USDA, the nutrient composition of raw lime juice is as follows:

  1. Water 79 g
  2. Energy 25 kcal
  3. Protein 42 g
  4. Total lipid (fat) 07 g
  5. Carbohydrate42 g
  6. Fiber, total dietary 4 g
  7. Sugars, total 69 g
  8. Calcium, Ca 14 mg
  9. Iron, Fe 09 mg
  10. Magnesium, Mg 8 mg
  11. Phosphorus, P 14 mg
  12. Potassium, K 117 mg
  13. Sodium, Na 2 mg
  14. Zinc, Zn 08 mg
  15. Vitamin C30 mg
  16. Thiamin 025 mg
  17. Riboflavin 015 mg
  18. Niacin 142 mg
  19. Vitamin B-6 038 mg
  20. Folate, DFE 10 ug
  21. Vitamin A, IU 50 IU
  22. Vitamin E22 mg
  23. Vitamin K6 ug
  24. Fatty acids, total saturated 008 g
  25. Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 008 g
  26. Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.023 g

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