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Lemon nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Lemons, raw, without peel
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lemon

Lemon
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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N/A (-)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 29
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 6.52 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 NLEA serving (58 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. -2.3 (alkaline)
TOP 12% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 88% of foods
TOP 28% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 72% of foods
TOP 40% Cryptoxanthin, beta ⓘHigher in Cryptoxanthin, beta content than 60% of foods
TOP 46% Alpha Carotene ⓘHigher in Alpha Carotene content than 54% of foods
TOP 47% Calcium ⓘHigher in Calcium content than 53% of foods

Lemon calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 29
Calories in 1 cup, sections 61 212 g
Calories in 1 NLEA serving 17 58 g

Lemon Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
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N/A

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13% 4% 3% 3%
Calcium: 26 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 0.6 mg of 8 mg 8%
Magnesium: 8 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 16 mg of 700 mg 2%
Potassium: 138 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.06 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.037 mg of 1 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.03 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 0.4 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 5.1 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
26 mg
TOP 47%
Manganese
0.03 mg
TOP 71%
Iron
0.6 mg
TOP 73%
Potassium
138 mg
TOP 74%
Copper
0.037 mg
TOP 86%
Magnesium
8 mg
TOP 87%
Phosphorus
16 mg
TOP 90%
Selenium
0.4 µg
TOP 91%
Choline
5.1 mg
TOP 92%
Zinc
0.06 mg
TOP 94%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 22 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.15 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 53 mg of 90 mg 59%
Vitamin B1: 0.04 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.1 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.19 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 11 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
53 mg
TOP 12%
Vitamin A
22 IU
TOP 58%
Folate
11 µg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B6
0.08 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B1
0.04 mg
TOP 78%
Vitamin E
0.15 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin B5
0.19 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B2
0.02 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin B3
0.1 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

2% 10% 86%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
1.1 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.3 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
9.32 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
88.98 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.3 g

Fat type information

28% 8% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g

Fiber content ratio for Lemon

27% 30% 43%
Sugar: 2.5 g
Fiber: 2.8 g
Other: 4.02 g

All nutrients for Lemon per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 29kcal 1% 94% 1.6 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 1.1g 3% 84% 2.6 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.3g 0% 85% 111 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 53mg 59% 12% Equal to LemonLemon
Net carbs 6.52g N/A 53% 8.3 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 9.32g 3% 50% 3 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.6mg 8% 73% 4.3 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 26mg 3% 47% 4.8 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 138mg 4% 74% 1.1 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 8mg 2% 87% 17.5 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 2.5g N/A 57% 3.6 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 2.8g 11% 28% 1.2 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.04mg 4% 86% 3.8 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.06mg 1% 94% 105.2 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 16mg 2% 90% 11.4 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 2mg 0% 96% 245 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 22IU 0% 58% 759.4 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0% 72%
Vitamin E 0.15mg 1% 81% 9.7 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.4µg 1% 91%
Manganese 0.03mg 1% 71%
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 3% 78% 6.7 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 2% 92% 6.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 1% 92% 95.7 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 4% 82% 5.9 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 6% 70% 1.5 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 0µg 0% 100% N/ABroccoli
Folate 11µg 3% 59% 5.5 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0% 87% 151.2 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g N/A 92% 890.8 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g N/A 86% 530 times less than WalnutWalnut
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 29
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 26mg 3%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 138mg 4%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Lemon nutrition infographic

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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.