Lime is around small and green citrus fruit. Limes can be sour or sweet, depending on the variety. Lime is a common ingredient in Vietnamese, Thai cuisine, and Mexican. Many types of citrus fruit include desert lime, key lime, wild lime, Persian lime, and kaffir lime. Lime can be eaten raw and can also be added to many salads, soups, dressings, cookies, popsicles, cocktails, sorbets, cakes, and candies.
Health benefits of lime
Here are many health benefits of lime.
Nutrition
One medium lime contains:
•    Calories: 20
•    Protein: 0.5 grams
•    Carbs: 7 grams
•    Fiber: 1.9 grams
•    Vitamin C: 22% of the Daily Value (DV)
•    Iron: 2% of the DV
•    Calcium: 2%% of the DV
•    Iron: 2% of the DV
•    Thiamin: 2% of the DV
•    Vitamin B6: 2% of the DV
•    Potassium: 1% of the RDI
Limes also contain a decent amount of Niacin, riboflavin, phosphorus, folate, and magnesium.
Eye care
The antibacterial and antioxidant properties of limes are beneficial for the eyes. Vitamin C antioxidant property protects your eye's macular degeneration and aging while the flavonoids defend against infection.
Low cholesterol
Limes contain a flavonoid known as hesperidin, which has been helping to lower the triglyceride and cholesterol levels in the body. If you are experiencing high cholesterol levels, it is recommended to boost your hesperidin level by eating more limes.
Support weight loss
Limes juice has been commonly used in many weight reduction programs and is the best refresher and antioxidant drink. Limes juices are naturally sweet but low in calories. It has citric acid, which is the best fat burner.
Treat respiratory disorder
The flavonoid-high oil in lime extracts is used as an element in anti-congestive medicines like balms, inhalers, and vaporizers due to kaempferol. Scratching the lime peel and inhaling it provides relaxation from nausea and congestion.
Beneficial for diabetes
Lime is a citrus fruit that is beneficial for diabetes due to many reasons. Firstly, the rich levels of soluble fiber in limes aid regulate the body's absorption of sugar into the bloodstream. This prevents a blood sugar spike, which is dangerous for diabetic patients. Secondly, limes have a low glycemic index like most citrus fruits. They cannot lead to unexpected spikes in glucose levels, thus including the benefits for diabetic patients.
Prevent the formation of kidney stones
Lime juice contains more citric acid than grapefruit and orange, whether taken in the concentrated form or the fresh form. Citric acid naturally impedes kidney stones made of crystallized calcium. It is recommended to use fresh lime juice squeezed into the water rather than commercial juice to get maximum benefits.
Anti-cancer properties
Limes contain limonoid compounds revealed to possess anti-carcinogenic properties that help prevent colon, stomach, and blood cancer. Antioxidant limonoids can lead to the death of cancer cells.
Improve your immune health
Vitamin C is essential to your immune health. Regularly consuming limes, which are rich in vitamin C, can even aid you in staving off the common cold.
Reduce inflammation
Limes are packed with antioxidants, which have been revealed to help reduce inflammation and even help defend against certain chronic diseases.  

Health benefits of lime