## Debunked: A lemon contains more sugar than a strawberry

# Does a lemon contain more sugar than a strawberry?

The fact that **a lemon contains more sugar than a strawberry**, is another remarkable funny fact that is well spread around the internet. The acid within the lemon masks the sweetness of the sugar, at least that is the explanation.

To determine if this is true we first need to agree on how to compare the two, since a lemon is of course much bigger and heavier than one strawberry. To make a fair comparison we should look at the amount of sugar per, lets take the standard, 100gram.

Then we will see that a lemon contains 2.50g sugar per 100g, and a strawberry contains 5g sugar per 100g. Twice the amount of that of a lemon!

So we can safely conclude this fact is not true and debunked; **A lemon does not contain more sugar than a strawberry**

In fact, a strawberry contains **twice as much** sugar as a lemon.

*Source: *Wikipedia, NutrionData, TheFruitPages

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