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Lime, Juice

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About This Food

Description

 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

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)lime juice

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Calories: 4

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: -1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.01 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
1 g
ALA
1 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1.26 g
Net Carbohydrate
1.2 g
Sugars
0.25 g
Fiber
0.06 g
Protein
0.06 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
7.5 IU
0%
Vitamin C
4.5 mg
8%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.03 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.01 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0.09 mg
0%
Folate
1.5 mcg
0%
Niacin
0.02 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
0.76 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
2.1 mg
0%
Copper
0 mg
0%
Iron
0.01 mg
0%
Magnesium
1.2 mg
0%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
2.1 mg
0%
Potassium
17.55 mg
1%
Selenium
0.01 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.3 mg
0%
Zinc
0.01 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
4.5 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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