Healthy Food Tips - Lemon

lemon for kids

Growing kids need a balanced diet! In this series we will discuss on diet tips and habits to help them maintain to good health.

Lets look on delicious Lemons today!

Healthy Food #1: Lemons

Lemon is considerably a large fruit which can grow up to the size of a mid-sized apple. When lemon is ripe, the outer layer would turn yellow in color and it offers good amount of juice with little seeds.

They're Healthy?

— Just one lemon has more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C, which may help increase "good" HDL cholesterol levels and strengthen bones.

— Citrus flavonoids found in lemons may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells and act as an anti-inflammatory.

Lemon is one of the important fruits in the citrus group. Lemon offers various health benefits for children.

Health benefits of Lemon:

· strengthens the immune system

· Cure for scurvy

· Remedy for digestive issues

· Cure for diarrhea

· Fight against cold and cures

· Remedy for oral diseases and

· Prevents cholera

Nutrition found in lemon

According to the United States Department of Agriculture's National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, the nutrition found in lemon include

Nutritional Component

Value per 100 g

Nutritional Component

Value per 100 g

Water

88.98 g

Energy

29 kcal

Protein

1.10 g

Total Lipid

0.30 g

Carbohydrate

9.32 g

Fiber

2.8 g

Sugar

2.50 g

Calcium

26 mg

Iron

0.60 mg

Magnesium

8 mg

Phosphorous

16 mg

Potassium

138 mg

Sodium

2 mg

Zinc

0.06 mg

Vitamin C

53 mg

Thiamin

0.040 mg

Riboflavin

0.020 mg

Niacin

0.100 mg

Vitamin B-6

0.080 mg

Folate

11 ug

Vitamin A

22 IU

Vitamin E

0.15 mg

BTW Don't forget to offer your kid delicious Lemon water today!!

  • by- Anuja Verma
  • Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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