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Apple vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Apple and Lime

  • Apple has less Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% more.
  • Apple has 6 times more Sugar than Lime. Apple has 10.39g of Sugar, while Lime has 1.69g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Limes, raw.

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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
Apple
2
:
6
Lime
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Equal in Potassium - 102
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Equal in Potassium - 102

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
Apple
3
:
7
Lime
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +532.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 50
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +532.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 50
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Lime Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 7.74g Apple
Protein 0.26g 0.7g Lime
Fats 0.17g 0.2g Lime
Carbs 13.81g 10.54g Apple
Calories 52kcal 30kcal Apple
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g g Apple
Sugar 10.39g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 2.4g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 6mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.12mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 5mg 6mg Lime
Phosphorus 11mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 107mg 102mg Apple
Sodium 1mg 2mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.027mg 0.065mg Lime
Vitamin A 54IU 50IU Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.6mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.02mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.2mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate 3µg 8µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0.6µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine 0.006mg mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine 0.001mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine 0.006mg mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Apple Lime
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
10
Lime

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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Apple
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.