Lime

 

Limes are always up for a good time. Filled with flavour and rich in vitamin C for brain optimising, they are the perfect fruit to invigorate your meals and your life.

What nutrients in limes boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Fibre

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge

Top tip: Keep your limes fresher for longer by stashing them in the fridge crisper drawer.

 
Prep
  • Squeeze
  • Zest/Grate
  • Slice
  • Preserve
  • Pickle

Top tip: Make sure you breathe in the scent of limes while preparing food. Aromatherapists say lime essential oil can purify and renew the spirit and the mind!

When Are They In Season?

Limes are available all year-round in Australia, but are at their juiciest from January to April.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Two limes (100g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Limes are used a lot in the traditional cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam and Mexico.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for two limes raw (100g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Two limes (100g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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