United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  09160, Lime juice, raw
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Carbohydrate Factor: 2.7   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 242 g

fl oz 30.8 g

lime yields 44 g
Proximates Water 1 g 90.79 4 0.120 219.71 27.96 39.95
Proximates Energy kcal 25 -- -- 60 8 11
Proximates Energy kJ 104 -- -- 252 32 46
Proximates Protein 1 g 0.42 4 0.020 1.02 0.13 0.18
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.07 4 0.000 0.17 0.02 0.03
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.31 4 0.020 0.75 0.10 0.14
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 8.42 -- -- 20.38 2.59 3.70
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.4 -- -- 1.0 0.1 0.2
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 1.69 4 0.120 4.09 0.52 0.74
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.48 4 0.050 1.16 0.15 0.21
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.60 4 0.040 1.45 0.18 0.26
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.61 4 0.040 1.48 0.19 0.27
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 14 4 0.000 34 4 6
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.09 4 0.010 0.22 0.03 0.04
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 8 4 0.000 19 2 4
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 14 4 0.000 34 4 6
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 117 4 5.000 283 36 51
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 2 4 0.000 5 1 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.08 4 0.004 0.19 0.02 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.027 4 0.001 0.065 0.008 0.012
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.018 4 0.001 0.044 0.006 0.008
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.1 2 -- 0.2 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 30.0 4 1.300 72.6 9.2 13.2
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.025 4 0.001 0.061 0.008 0.011
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.015 4 0.000 0.036 0.005 0.007
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.142 4 0.009 0.344 0.044 0.062
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.123 4 0.006 0.298 0.038 0.054
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.038 4 0.001 0.092 0.012 0.017
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 10 4 1.000 24 3 4
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 10 4 1.000 24 3 4
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 24 3 4
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 5.1 -- -- 12.3 1.6 2.2
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.2 1 -- 0.5 0.1 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 1 µg 2 4 1.000 5 1 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 30 4 12.000 73 9 13
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 4 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 0 4 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 1 IU 50 4 20.000 121 15 22
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 4 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 µg 0 4 0.000 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.22 2 -- 0.53 0.07 0.10
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.05 2 -- 0.12 0.02 0.02
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 0.6 2 -- 1.5 0.2 0.3
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.008 -- -- 0.019 0.002 0.004
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.008 2 -- 0.019 0.002 0.004
Lipids 18:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.008 -- -- 0.019 0.002 0.004
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 2 -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.007 2 -- 0.017 0.002 0.003
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.023 -- -- 0.056 0.007 0.010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.015 2 -- 0.036 0.005 0.007
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.008 2 -- 0.019 0.002 0.004
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.016 -- -- 0.039 0.005 0.007
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.016 -- -- 0.039 0.005 0.007
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.011 -- -- 0.027 0.003 0.005
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.011 -- -- 0.027 0.003 0.005
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.015 -- -- 0.036 0.005 0.007
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.005 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.024 -- -- 0.058 0.007 0.011
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.114 -- -- 0.276 0.035 0.050
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.067 -- -- 0.162 0.021 0.029
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.011 -- -- 0.027 0.003 0.005
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.030 -- -- 0.073 0.009 0.013
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.035 -- -- 0.085 0.011 0.015
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Flavanones Eriodictyol 2, 3 mg 2.2 20 0.41 5.3 0.7 1.0
Flavanones Hesperetin 2, 3 mg 9.0 20 0.06 21.7 2.8 3.9
Flavanones Naringenin 2, 3, 4 mg 0.4 23 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.2
Flavones Apigenin 2 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 2 mg 0.5 6 0.33 1.2 0.2 0.2

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 6d , 2002  Beltsville MD  
2Berhow, M., Tisserat, B., Kanes, K., and Vandercook, C.  Survey of phenolic compounds produced in citrus. , 1998 Technical Bulletin Number 1856, ARS, USDA, December 1998.   
3Mouly, P. P., Arzouyan, C. R., Gaydou, E. M., and Estienne, J. M.  Differentiation of citrus juices by factorial discriminant analysis using liquid chromatography of flavanone glycosides , 1994 J. Agric. Food Chem. 42   pp.70-79
4Yusof, S., Ghazali, H. M., and King, G. S.  Naringin content in local citrus fruits. , 1990 Food Chem 37   pp.113-121
Langual Code(s)

  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1067 LIME (CITRUS)
  • C0300 JUICE
  • E0114 LIQUID, LOW VISCOSITY, WITH SMALL PARTICLES
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • R0001 GEOGRAPHIC PLACE OR REGION NOT KNOWN