Citrus include the group of fruits with acid and sweet taste, fresh and high content of vitamin C. Coming from Asia, they were brought to the western Mediterranean. First lemons and oranges, and later, mandarins.
It is the summer fruit par excellence. Light, refreshing, delicious and crunchy. It is ideal because it contains water for the most part: 85% for the melon and 93% for the watermelon, with a high satiating power and a low energy density.
They are staple foodstuffs for a proper diet and recommended because of its wide variety. They may be consumed year-round and they are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, folic acid… A great health benefit.