Clementine: The Diminutive Champion of Weight Management


by Sri Regine Lherisson-Bey

The diminutive size of clementine can be deceptive: when it comes to weight management, clementine as citrus fruit is known to be power-packed with nutrients and benefits.


Clementine is a native of Algeria. It is a hybrid of sweet orange and mandarin. It is smaller than sweet orange but larger than  mandarin.

The benefits of clementine are many:

Nutritional Powerhouse in a Small Package: Clementines are incredibly low in calories, with just about 35 calories per fruit. This makes them an excellent snack for those keeping an eye on their calorie intake. Plus, they’re fat-free and cholesterol-free!

Hydration Hero: These little citrus gems are made up of about 87% water. Staying well-hydrated is key for weight management, as it can help control hunger and boost metabolism.

Fiber-Filled Goodness: Each clementine contains about 1.3 grams of dietary fiber. Fiber aids in digestion and helps maintain a feeling of fullness, reducing the likelihood of overeating.

Natural Sweetness, Zero Guilt: Craving something sweet? Clementines are your go-to. Their natural sweetness satisfies sugar cravings without the empty calories of processed sweets, helping you stick to a healthier diet.

Vitamin C and Antioxidants Galore: Rich in Vitamin C, clementines help boost your immune system. They also contain antioxidants, which play a role in overall health and may aid in weight loss by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.

Perfect Workout Partner: Portable and easy to peel, clementines are a great pre- or post-workout snack. They provide a quick source of natural sugar and energy without weighing you down.

Versatility in Meals: Clementines can be a zesty addition to salads, yogurts, and even main dishes, adding a burst of flavor without adding too many calories.

Low Glycemic Index: These fruits have a low glycemic index, meaning they release sugar slowly into the bloodstream, preventing spikes in blood sugar and keeping you satisfied for longer.

Eco-Friendly Snack: Being easy to peel and naturally packaged, clementines are an environmentally friendly snack option with minimal waste.


Clementine is widely available in the winter months and sometimes reasonably prices. It is an accessible option for everyone looking to reduce excess body fat.


Just like precious stones and French perfume, the best things in the world come in small sizes. Clementine is one of the diminutive treasures of the world championing the cause of healthy weight management.


In my books GET SLIM EFFORTLESSLY and HOW TO DETOXIFY YOUR LIFE NATURALLY, I provide valuable information on sensible nutrition, preventative health, as well as awareness of natural and indigenous remedies for the wellness of body and mind.
GET SLIM EFFORTLESSLY,  an advanced program for effective weight management the non-toxic way.
HOW TO DETOXIFY YOUR LIFE NATURALLY,  a complete Guide to Self-Detoxification.




Sri Regine Lherisson-Bey
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany
September 2014.

Sri Regine Lherisson-Bey, Ph.D. and doctorate degree candidate in Natural Medicine, is a Mind-Body Therapist, Wellness Coach, and published Author voted Wellness Expert by peer consensus in 2005. Therapist Lherisson-Bey is the author of the Kindle bestseller HOW TO DETOXIFY YOUR LIFE NATURALLY as well as the weight management program GET SLIM EFFORTLESSLY. From an original CD, the publication has evolved into an instructional picture book, an eBook, and an effective weight management program. Therapist Lherisson-Bey’s works have been featured on TV, radio, and in several magazines in the past 32 years.

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