Citrus fruits are a rich source of vitamin C and hence they are considered very necessary for health. Citrus fruits are of many types such as guavas, oranges etc. citrus fruits are sold by many vendors and are found all across the world. Do you know how many calories are present in different citrus fruits? If not and if you are really interested in finding out this and more details about citrus fruits, then please go through the following given part of this article:
Citrus fruits generally do not have many calories. 100 grams of fresh orange contains only as many as 47 calories and on the other hand 100 grams of grapefruit contains only 30 calories. Lemon is one citrus fruit whose 100 grams contains just 12 calories which is quite low. Kiwi is one citrus fruit that contains the most amount of vitamin C. Everybody knows that citrus fruits are a rich source of vitamin C but the other vitamins that are present in citrus fruits include vitamin E and vitamin B complex. Infact citrus fruits also contain minerals, phosphorus, copper and magnesium. The best part about citrus fruits is that they do not have any sodium content in them.
A very good thing about citrus fruits is that they have got a lot of dietary fiber in them. Limes have low dietary fiber because there is only 0.5 grams of dietary fiber in 100 grams of lime. Most of the other citrus fruits contain about 2 grams of dietary fiber in 100 grams of fruit. There is a large amount of carbohydrate content in citrus fruits as well which may be present in the form of natural sugars such as fructose, glucose and sucrose. Overall, it is recommended for every person to have a lot of citrus fruits.