Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lemon?

Lemon is an evergreen plant from the Rutaceae family. The plant bears juicy elliptical-shaped yellow fruit. Lemon is a versatile fruit with loads of vitamin C and fiber.

What are the nutritional values of Lemons?

100 grams of Lemon consist of the following health benefits-

  • Calories-29
  • Fiber- 2.8 gm
  • Carbohydrate-9.3 gm
  • Fat-0.3 gm
  • Protein- 1.1 gm
  • Sugar- 2.5 gm
What are the Bioactive compounds of Lemons?
  • Citric acid
  • Lutein
  • Zeaxanthin
  • Hesperidin
  • Eriocitrin
  • D-limonene
  • Diosmin
What are the health benefits of Lemons?

Lemon has the following health benefits-

  • Prevents anemia
  • Improves the heart health
  • Reduces the risk of cancer
  • Prevents kidney stones
  • Boosts the skin health
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Enhances the immune response
What are the side Effects of Lemons?

However, people with citrus allergies might encounter the following adverse effects.

  • Trouble breathing when getting the smell
  • Chest pain
  • Whistling sound during breathing
  • Sunburn
  • Skin itching
  • Urticaria
  • Skin reddening.
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