Lemon, a pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice.
The nutrients in 1/2 cup (100 grams) of raw, peeled lemon are:
- Calories: 29
- Water: 89%
- Protein: 1.1 grams
- Carbs: 9.3 grams
- Sugar: 2.5 grams
- Fiber: 2.8 grams
- Fat: 0.3 grams
Lemons are full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants. They are especially good sources of vitamin C and folate.
Promotes hydration and supports weight loss. It also aids digestion and freshens breath.
So… When life gives you lemons, you are in luck.