Lemon - Citrus Limon | Ellipsoidal Yellow Fruit - Lemonade

Lemon - Citrus limon is a small evergreen tree native to Asia, and the tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit. The fruit's juice, pulp and peel, especially the zest, are used as foods. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives lemons a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy - 121 kJ (29 kcal)
Carbohydrates - 9.32 g
- Sugars - 2.50 g
- Dietary fiber - 2.8 g
Fat - 0.30 g
Protein - 1.10 g
Thiamine (vit. B1) - 0.040 mg (3%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) - 0.020 mg (2%)
Niacin (vit. B3) - 0.100 mg (1%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) - 0.190 mg (4%)
Vitamin B6 - 0.080 mg (6%)
Folate (vit. B9) - 11 μg (3%)
Vitamin C - 53.0 mg (64%)
Calcium - 26 mg (3%)
Iron - 0.60 mg (5%)
Magnesium - 8 mg (2%)
Phosphorus - 16 mg (2%)
Potassium - 138 mg (3%)
Zinc - 0.06 mg (1%)









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