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Lime vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 6.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lime Orange juice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Orange juice
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Lime
25
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
6
Lime
6
Orange juice

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lime
5
:
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Potassium +96.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Potassium +96.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lime
4
:
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
4%
Lime
4%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
10%
Orange juice
Fats
1%
Lime
1%
Orange juice

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lime Orange juice Opinion
Calories 30 45 Orange juice
Protein 0.7 0.7
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 29.1 50 Orange juice
Carbs 10.54 10.4 Lime
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.2 Lime
Calcium 33 11 Lime
Potassium 102 200 Orange juice
Magnesium 6 11 Orange juice
Sugars 1.69 8.4 Orange juice
Fiber 2.8 0.2 Lime
Copper 0.065 0.044 Lime
Zinc 0.11 0.05 Lime
Starch
Phosphorus 18 17 Lime
Sodium 2 1 Orange juice
Vitamin A 50 200 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.22 0.04 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.09 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.03 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.4 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.217 0.19 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043 0.04 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.6 0.1 Lime
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.024 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019 0.036 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055 0.04 Lime
Tryptophan 0.003 0.002 Lime
Threonine 0.008 Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008 Orange juice
Leucine 0.013 Orange juice
Lysine 0.014 0.009 Lime
Methionine 0.002 0.003 Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.009 Orange juice
Valine 0.011 Orange juice
Histidine 0.003 Orange juice
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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