Lemon

 

Lemons are rich in vitamin C so they support brain function. Lemons are known to enliven the senses and energise the body, so you can feel invigorated throughout the day.

 

What nutrients in lemons boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Fibre
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Want your lemons to last longer? Pop them in a sealed container or bag in the fridge.

 

Prep
  • Squeeze
  • Zest/Grate
  • Slice
  • Preserve

Top Tip: Lemon juice with honey is good for a sore throat, and the lemon is a natural antibacterial.

When Are They In Season?

Lemons are in season from February to October.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

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

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One lemon (100g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Lemons used to be so rare that royalty gave them to each other as gifts.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one lemon 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)

One lemon (100g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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