Weight Equivalents: Lemons

The origin of Lemons is unknown, although they may have originated  in Burma or China. Genetic research of lemons show that they are a hybrid of sour orange and citron.
Lemons are high in vitamin C and are thought to have many health benefits.
Look for smooth skinned, firm fruits. Avoid blotchy, mushy, or oversoft fruits.

How much does a lemon weigh?

Lemons
Large2-3/8″ dia84g3oz
Small2-1/8″ dia58g2oz
Wedge or Slice1-8 of one 2-1/8″ dia fruit7g0.2oz
Cup Sections212g7.5oz

Nutritional value per 1 Fruit

Amount Per Serving

Calories 21.6

Calories From Fat (5%) 1.16

Calories From Protein (10%) 2.06

Calories From Carbohydrates (85%) 18.38

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.32 <1%

Saturated Fat 0.04 <1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.01

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1

Trans Fatty Acids 0

Cholesterol 0 0%

Sodium 3.24 <1%

Potassium 156.6 4%

Total Carbohydrates 11.56 4%

Fiber 5.08 20%

Sugar 0

Sugar Alcohols 0

Net Carbohydrates 6.48


Protein 1.3 3%

Vitamin A 32.4 <1%

Vitamin C 83.16 139%

Calcium 65.88 7%

Iron 0.76 4%

Vitamin E 0

Vitamin D 0

Thiamin 0.05 4%

Riboflavin 0.04 3%

Niacin 0.22 1%

Vitamin B6 0.12 6%

Folate 0

Vitamin B12 0 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.25 3%

Vitamin K 0

Phosphorus 16.2 2%

Magnesium 12.96 3%

Zinc 0.11 <1%

Copper 0.28 14%

Manganese 0

Selenium 0

Alcohol 0

Caffeine 0

Water 94.39 0%

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