Lime nutrition

a squirt with a nutritional punch

The juice of one lime weighing 67 grams has:

  • Calories: 20
  • Total fat: 0.01g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 1.3mg
  • Total carbohydrates 7.1g
  • Dietary Fiber 1.9g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein: 0.5g

Other lime benefits

  1. Digestion Lime’s soluble fiber can slow digestion helping to stabilize your blood sugar.
  2. Healthy cholesterol levels are supported with lime’s soluble fiber that comes in the form of pectin.
  3. The heart isn’t forgotten. Rich in vitamin C, limes can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. The potassium in limes also helps lower blood pressure.
  4. Noted as having strong cancer-preventing properties, naringenin is a flavonoid found in limes.
  5. Kidney stones don’t like citrus acid. Limes have citrus acid helping to stop stones from forming.
  6. Our skin loves limes. Lime’s vitamin C helps produce collagen, a protein known to help prevent skin’s wrinkling.
  7. Limes’ vitamin C can help boost your immune system helping to reduce the duration of your cold.