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Mandarin orange vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 8.89g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

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.
Mandarin orange Lime
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Lime
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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
18
Mandarin orange
15
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
6
Mandarin orange
6
Lime

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
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Lime
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +62.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +1262%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 29.1
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217
Contains more Vitamin A +1262%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 29.1
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217

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
5%
Mandarin orange
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
1%
Lime

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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 Mandarin orange Lime Opinion
Calories 53 30 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81 0.7 Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7 29.1 Lime
Carbs 13.34 10.54 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 0.6 Lime
Calcium 37 33 Mandarin orange
Potassium 166 102 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 12 6 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 1.69 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.8 2.8 Lime
Copper 0.042 0.065 Lime
Zinc 0.07 0.11 Lime
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 18 Mandarin orange
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 681 50 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.03 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.02 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.043 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.6 Lime
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 0.019 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 0.055 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 0.003 Lime
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 0.014 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 0.002
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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