Lime juice is similar in nutritional content lemon juice. High in vitamin C, these limes helped British sailors ("limeys") to escape scurvy.
Grown primarily in Florida and the Southwest, lime juice enhances the flavor of numerous foods like rice, salads, desserts and cooked vegetables, virtually calorie-free.
Limes are a low glycemic fruit that also contains the phytonutrient limonene.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=823
Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)lime juice
Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: -1 : 1