Citrus Fruits

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Composition of Common Citrus Fruits

Types of Citrus Fruits

Grapefruit juice, white, raw

Orange juice, raw

Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw Refuse: 26%  (Peel and seeds)

Lemon juice, raw

Lime juice, raw

Pummelo, raw  (2) Refuse: 44%  (Seeds, skin, and membrane)

Kumquats, raw Refuse: 7%  (Seeds)

Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion

Nutrient

Units

Value per 100 grams

Proximates

Water

g

90.00

88.30

85.17

90.73

90.79

89.10

80.85

Energy (1)

kcal

39

45

53

25

25

38

71

Energy

kj

163

188

223

105

104

159

296

Protein

g

0.50

0.70

0.81

0.38

0.42

0.76

1.88

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.10

0.20

0.31

0.00

0.07

0.04

0.86

Ash

g

0.20

0.40

0.38

0.26

0.31

0.48

0.52

Carbohydrate, by difference

g

9.20

10.40

13.34

8.63

8.42

9.62

15.90

Fiber, total dietary

g

0.1

0.2

1.8

0.4

0.4

1.0

6.5

Sugars, total

g

9.10

8.40

10.58

2.40

1.69

 

9.36

Sucrose

g

6.05

0.48

Glucose (dextrose)

g

2.13

0.60

Fructose

g

2.40

0.61

Minerals

Calcium, Ca

mg

9

11

37

7

14

4

62

Iron, Fe

mg

0.20

0.20

0.15

0.03

0.09

0.11

0.86

Magnesium, Mg

mg

12

11

12

6

8

6

20

Phosphorus, P

mg

15

17

20

6

14

17

19

Potassium, K

mg

162

200

166

124

117

216

186

Sodium, Na

mg

1

1

2

1

2

1

10

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.05

0.05

0.07

0.05

0.08

0.08

0.17

Copper, Cu

mg

0.033

0.044

0.042

0.029

0.027

0.048

0.095

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.020

0.014

0.039

0.008

0.018

0.017

0.135

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

 

0.0

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid

mg

38.0

50.0

26.7

46.0

30.0

61.0

43.9

Thiamin

mg

0.040

0.090

0.058

0.030

0.025

0.034

0.037

Riboflavin

mg

0.020

0.030

0.036

0.010

0.015

0.027

0.090

Niacin

mg

0.200

0.400

0.376

0.100

0.142

0.220

0.429

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.189

0.190

0.216

0.103

0.123

 

0.208

Folate, total

mcg

10

30

16

13

10

 

17

Folate, food

mcg

10

30

16

13

10

 

17

Folate, DFE

mcg_DFE

10

30

16

13

10

 

17

Choline, total

mg

 

 

10.2

 

5.1

 

 

Betaine

mg

 

 

0.1

0.00

1

 

 

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.044

0.040

0.078

0.051

0.038

0.036

0.036

Vitamin A, IU

IU

33

200

681

19

4

8

290

Vitamin A, RAE

mcg_RAE

2

10

34

1

4

0

0.00

Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

mg

0.22

0.04

0.20

0.15

2

 

0.15

Tocopherol, beta

mg

0.00

 

0.00

 

2

 

 

Tocopherol, gamma

mg

0.00

 

0.00

 

2

 

 

Tocopherol, delta

mg

0.00

 

0.00

 

2

 

 

Vitamin K (phylloquinone)

mcg

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

2

0.0

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated

g

2

0.024

0.039

0.000

0.008

 

0.103

14:0

g

0.000

0.001

0.002

0.000

0.000

 

0.004

16:0

g

0.012

0.021

0.035

0.000

0.008

 

0.090

18:0

g

0.001

0.001

0.002

0.000

0.000

 

0.004

Fatty acids, total monounsaturated

g

0.013

0.036

0.060

0.000

0.008

 

0.154

16:1 undifferentiated

g

0.001

0.005

0.007

0.000

0.002

 

0.021

18:1 undifferentiated

g

0.012

0.032

0.053

0.000

0.007

 

0.137

Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated

g

0.024

0.040

0.065

0.000

0.023

 

0.171

18:2 undifferentiated

g

0.019

0.029

0.048

0.000

0.015

 

0.124

18:3 undifferentiated

g

0.005

0.011

0.018

0.000

0.008

 

0.047

Amino acids

Tryptophan

g

 

0.002

0.002

 

0.002

 

 

Threonine

g

 

0.008

0.016

 

0.002

 

 

Isoleucine

g

 

0.008

0.017

 

0.002

 

 

Leucine

g

 

0.013

0.028

 

0.016

 

 

Lysine

g

 

0.009

0.032

 

0.016

 

 

Methionine

g

 

0.003

0.002

 

0.002

 

 

Cystine

g

 

0.005

0.002

 

0.002

 

 

Phenylalanine

g

 

0.009

0.018

 

0.011

 

 

Tyrosine

g

 

0.004

0.015

 

0.002

 

 

Valine

g

 

0.011

0.021

 

0.011

 

 

Arginine

g

 

0.047

0.068

 

0.015

 

 

Histidine

g

 

0.003

0.011

 

0.002

 

 

Alanine

g

 

0.015

0.028

 

0.024

 

 

Aspartic acid

g

 

0.075

0.129

 

0.114

 

 

Glutamic acid

g

 

0.033

0.061

 

0.067

 

 

Glycine

g

 

0.009

0.019

 

0.011

 

 

Proline

g

 

0.044

0.074

 

0.030

 

 

Serine

g

 

0.013

0.033

 

0.035

 

 

Other

Carotene, beta

mcg

14

33

155

3

30

0

0

Carotene, alpha

mcg

8

6

101

0

0

0

155

Cryptoxanthin, beta

mcg

3

169

407

17

0

10

193

Lutein + zeaxanthin

mcg

10

115

138

9

0

 

129

Footnotes:
1    The Atwater factors for fruit were used to calculate energy; however, the digestibility of peel is unknown.

2     Vitamin A and carotenoid values are based on white variety.

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