Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in weight loss
Anti-inflammatory
Detoxifying effects
Fights acne
Fights free radicals
Improves eyesight
Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases immunity
May reduce risk of diabetes
May reduce risk of heart disease
May reduce risk of stroke
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
Promotes eye health
Relieves the symptoms of urinary tract infections

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 fruit; Calories: 20; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 7g; Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 0g; Potassium: 1%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 32%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 2%DV

Did You Know?

  • The two varieties of limes used most prevalently are the larger Persian and the smaller Key (mainly available in the US)
  • Sour limes possess a greater sugar and citric acid content than lemons, while sweet limes lack citric acid content

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Juiced

Farming Trivia:

  • India grows 16% of the worlds lime, with Mexico (14.5%), Argentina (10%), Brazil (8%) and Spain (7%)
  • Lime Jell-O is the official state snack food of Utah

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.