All citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C as well as other micro-nutrients, certain phyto-chemicals and fiber. Citrus fruits also protect against infection and cancer. They are an essential element in any healthy diet.
Limes are the most acidic of all citrus fruits and are best used in cooking. They are rich in vitamin C and bioflavonoids. Pure lime juice has powerful anti-bacterial properties and is an effective treatment when applied directly to spots and cold sores.
Calories in Limes:
20 calories per average fruit