LEMONS – Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits.

Lemon is a popular yellow citrus fruit that people use to add flavor to food or enjoyed its tasty juice, it contains many nutrients and it’s a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, fiber, potassium, and vitamins A, B, and C, and it is also rich in water.

This citrus fruit belongs to the family of Rutaceae, in the genus, Citrus which also includes orange, pomelo, tangerine, bergamots, citrons and grapefruit. Apart from lemon, it is also known as Canton Lemon, chinese Lemon and Lemon.

HISTORY OF LEMONS:

Lemon has been introduced all over the world and has naturalized in many areas because of its higher nutritional value and wonderful taste, the exact origin of the lemon is unclear but it’s supposed to have originated in the foothills of the Himalayas, India and Burma in China.

NUTRITION FACTS:

  • Here are the nutrients in 100 grams of Lemon:
  • 29 calories
  • 1 gram of protein
  • Very little fat
  • 9 grams of carbohydrate
  • 3 grams of fiber
  • 138 mg of potassium
  • 53 mg of vitamin C 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF LEMONS:

  • The top benefits of Lemons include the following:
  • Help to weight loss
  • Boosts immunity
  • Improve vitamin C levels
  • Improve eyes health
  • Cancer prevention
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Preventing asthma
  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Dental Care

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