Choose limes with smooth, shiny skin, heavy for size.
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Sugar free, Low in calories, High in vitamin C
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Limes are fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Limes are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Limes are sodium free.
- Limes, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Limes contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Limes are high in vitamin C.
Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps protect cells against free radical damage.
Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps maintain healthy skin, bones and teeth.
Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps maintain the immune system.
Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps the body absorb iron from plant sources.
Reference: 2016 Citrus Literature Review
Refrigerate limes for up to 2 weeks.
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Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Asian / Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Latino / Mexican
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