Lemon water typically gets more attention due to its Ayurvedic origins. Ayurveda was developed in India thousands of years ago and is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. It is based on the philosophy that health and wellness depend on a balance between the mind, body, and spirit. However, although lemon gets a lot of attention, lime is not a shabby second.

In Mexico, the lime, or limón in Spanish, is everywhere, found in almost every neighborhood store, served with nearly all food. Limes are a staple in Mexico and you will rarely find a kitchen without them or any kind of chile.

Lime wedges accompany everything besides your shot of tequila. Growing up, they were always served with pozole, tacos, in the salsa, or in my father’s amazing seafood soup…ahh, nostalgia. They go with fruit such as papaya, to late night tacos, tostadas, and are served with salads, soups, fish dishes, and even snacks like jicama, sliced fresh coconut or peanuts.

Regardless of their differences in color, flavor and size, lemons and limes share many of…

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