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Lime Juice

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has tart flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Lime juice can be used to marinade fish, chicken and pork.
  2. Lime juice can be added to salads, curries, chutneys and drinks.
  3. It can be paired with some desserts, meats, vegetables and fruits.

Common names and forms

  1. Fresh Lime Juice
  2. Lime Clear Juice

Description

Lime juice is the liquid extract of lime fruit. It is extracted by squeezing the pulp of limes. It is used in food preparation.

Health benefits

  • Lime juice contains vitamin C which helps to heal wounds and support blood vessel walls.(1)
  • There are many micronutrients present in lime juice such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A and vitamins B.(1)
  • Lime juice contains flavonoids which can decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases and degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.(1)
  • It has anti-bacterial properties which decreases the spread of bacteria in the body.(1)

Selection Guide

When buying ready made lime juice, check the expiry date and manufacturing date. To make lime juice at home, choose green limes as they have more juice the yellowish-green ones.

Note

Over consumption of lime juice can cause stained teeth, loss of dental tissues and cavities.(2)

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