Lemons, Raw, With Peel has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 10.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 1.2 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to South Asian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Lemons, Raw, With Peel has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs85%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A30 IU0.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent2 mcg
Vitamin C77 mg128.3%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.2 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.23 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium61 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.7 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium12 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus15 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium145 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Sodium3 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.1 mg0.67%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.26 mg13%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.7 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4.7 g18.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.2 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.3 g0.46%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.04 g0.19%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids26 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids63 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water87.4 g
Ash0.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 20 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0.19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 10.7 g 3.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 1.2 g 2.4%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 128.3%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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