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LIMES / LIME JUICE



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SCIENTIFIC NAME: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA

FRANCAIS: CHAUX/JUS DE LIMETTE







General Description:

This small, lemon-shaped citrus fruit has a thin green skin and a juicy, pale green pulp. Limes grow in tropical and subtropical climes such as Mexico, California, Florida and the Caribbean. Because they're an excellent source of vitamin C, limes were fed to British sailors as a scurvy preventative (the fact that was the springboard for the pejorative nickname "limey"). The two main varieties are the Persian lime (the most widely available in the United States) and the Key lime from Florida. The latter is smaller, rounder and has a color more yellow than green. Outside of Florida, the Key lime is usually found only in specialty produce markets and some supermarkets that carry gourmet produce. Though Persian limes are available year-round, their peak season is from May through August. Look for brightly colored, smooth-skinned limes that are heavy for their size. Small brown areas (SCALD) on the skin won't affect flavor or succulence but a hard or shriveled skin will. Refrigerate uncut limes in a plastic bag for up to 10 days. Cut limes can be stored in the same way up to 5 days.


NUTRIENT NOTES:

Serving Size Analyzed: 1 fruit



< (20)



GRAPH 1 (ABOVE). Total Calories (20) as part of a 2200 calorie daily dietary intake.

Protein (0.469 grams per 1 fruit )
Fat (0.134 grams per 1 fruit )
Carbohydrate (7.0618 grams per 1 fruit )


CHART 1 (ABOVE). Macronutrient Breakdown By Percentage.




GRAPH 2 (ABOVE). Micronutrient breakdown as percentage of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). Serving size: 1 fruit .


BLOOD TYPE DIET VALUES

Follow Secretor value if you do not know your secretor status.

TYPE A:
Secretor:
BENEFICIAL: Contains component which positively influences known disease susceptibility.

Non Secretor:
NEUTRAL


    TYPE B:
    Secretor:
    NEUTRAL

    Non Secretor:
    NEUTRAL


      TYPE AB:
      Secretor:
      NEUTRAL

      Non Secretor:
      BENEFICIAL


        TYPE O:
        Secretor:
        NEUTRAL

        Non Secretor:
        NEUTRAL



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          SPECIAL NOTE:

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            GLYCEMIC INDEX This food has a moderate Glycemic Index.


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