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

The food contains 10.54g 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 0.7 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. 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 American cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Limes, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 97, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs90%

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 A50 IU1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent2 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene30 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C29.1 mg48.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.22 mg0.73%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K0.6 mcg0.75%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.03 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.02 mg1.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Niacin0.2 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.04 mg2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Folate8 mcg2%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate8 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents8 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Choline5.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium33 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.6 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium6 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus18 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium102 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium2 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.11 mg0.73%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.06 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.01 mg0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Selenium0.4 mcg0.57%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.5 g3.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.2%Top 30%High
Sugars1.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein0.7 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan3 mg
Lysine14 mg
Methionine2 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.02 g0.11%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids19 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids36 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water88.3 g
Ash0.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 30 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g 0.11%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 10.5 g 3.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 0.7 g 1.4%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 48.5%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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