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Glazed Lemon ;Peel Dices
( 1/4" cut )
$96 per carton ( 30 lbs ). Only $3.2 per pound
Ingredients:lemon , sugar, glucose-fructose syrup, citric acid
Benefits: Lemons are packed with numerous health benefiting nutrients. The
fruit is low in calories, 29 calories per 100 g, one of the lowest among the
citrus groups. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, but is rich in
dietary fiber (7.36% of RDA). Lemon is one of the very low glycemic fruits. Its
acidic taste is due to citric acid. Citric acid is present up to 8% in its
juice. Citric acid is a natural preservative, aids digestion. Studies found that
citric acid helps dissolve kidney stones. Lemons, like other fellow citrus
fruits, are an excellent source of ascorbic acid (provides about 88% of DRI).
Ascorbic acid or vitamin-C is a powerful water soluble natural anti-oxidant.
This vitamin is helpful in preventing scurvy. Besides, consumption of foods rich
in vitamin-C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents
and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the blood. Lemons,
like oranges, contain a variety of phytochemicals. Hesperetin, naringin, and
naringenin are flavonoid glycosides commonly found in citrus fruits. Naringenin
is found to have a bio-active effect on human health as antioxidant, free
radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory, and immune system modulator. This
substance has also been shown to reduce oxidant injury to DNA in the cells
in-vitro studies. They also contain a small level of vitamin A, and other
flavonoid anti-oxidants such as α, and ß-carotenes, beta-cryptoxanthin,
zea-xanthin and lutein. These compounds are known to have antioxidant
properties. Vitamin A also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and
skin and is also essential for vision. Consumption of natural fruits rich in
flavonoids helps the body to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers. Total
ORAC value, which measures the anti-oxidant strength of 100 g of fresh lemon
juice is 1225 µmol TE (Trolex equivalents). The fruit is also a good source of
B-complex vitamins such as pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, and folates. These
vitamins are essential in the sense that body requires them from external
sources to replenish. Further, they contain a healthy amount of minerals like
iron, copper, potassium, and calcium. Potassium in an important component of
cell and body fluids helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
Sguested Use: Lemons are thought to be originated in the Himalayan foothills of North-East India, from where they spread all across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and as far as Americas. Lemons are now largest consumables among fruits.
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