citrus fruits

Citrus Fruits

Diet Nutrition & Citrus Fruits:

Citrus fruits include grapefruit, lemons, limes and oranges. They are best eaten fresh. They are high in vitamin C as well as a wide range of nutrients and protective phyto-chemicals like pectin.

When eaten raw they are a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber. The juice does not contain fiber.

Diet Notes:

Citrus fruits are among the healthiest diet foods and we should eat at least 3-4 helpings per day. They are an essential element of any healthy diet.