Lime, which is known to be a rich source of Vitamin C, also comes with some amount of calories. Lime may be consumed in raw form juiced form and even pickled form and the calorie content in each of these forms differs from each other. One oz yield of raw lime contains 7.2 calories out of which just .43 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of raw lime is 0.048 gram out of which 0.0046 gram is monounsaturated fat content, 0.0053 gram is saturated fat content and 0.013 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in it is 0.48 mg, potassium content is 24.5 mg, carbohydrate content is 2.5 grams, dietary fiber is 0.67 gram and protein content is 0.17 gram.
One raw lime fruit of 2 inches diameter contains 20.1 calories out of which only 1.2 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal sized raw lime is 0.13 gram out of which just 0.015 gram is saturated fat content, 0.037 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.013 gram is monounsaturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in it is 7.1 grams and protein content is 0.47 gram.
Lime is also popular in its juiced form and the calorie content in lime juice varies from that in its raw form. One cup of fresh lime juice contains around 66.4 calories out of a mere 2.2 calories come from fat. The total potassium content in it is 268.1 mg, carbohydrate content is 22.2 grams and dietary fiber content is 0.98 gram. The calorie content in lime juice may vary depending upon the sugar content added to it. The more he sugar content the more calories you are likely to consume. You may opt for unsweetened lime juice if you are calorie conscious.