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Avocado vs. Lime — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Avocado and Lime?

  • Avocado is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin E , and Potassium, while Lime is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Avocado's daily need coverage for Vitamin B5 is 23% higher.
  • Lime has 97 times less Saturated Fat than Avocado. Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Lime has 0.022g.

We used Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Limes, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Lime
Contains more Magnesium +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +375.5%
Contains more Zinc +481.8%
Contains more Copper +192.3%
Contains more Manganese +1675%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Selenium - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Contains more Magnesium +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +375.5%
Contains more Zinc +481.8%
Contains more Copper +192.3%
Contains more Manganese +1675%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Equal in Selenium - 0.4

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Avocado
10
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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +192%
Contains more Vitamin E +840.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +540.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +497.7%
Contains more Folate +912.5%
Contains more Choline +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +192%
Contains more Vitamin E +840.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +540.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +497.7%
Contains more Folate +912.5%
Contains more Choline +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Lime
Contains more Protein +185.7%
Contains more Fats +7230%
Contains more Other +426.7%
Contains more Carbs +23.6%
Contains more Water +20.5%
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Protein +185.7%
Contains more Fats +7230%
Contains more Other +426.7%
Contains more Carbs +23.6%
Contains more Water +20.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Lime
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51473.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3201.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +51473.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3201.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Avocado Lime
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Lime Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 7.74g Lime
Protein 2g 0.7g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.2g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 10.54g Lime
Calories 160kcal 30kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g Avocado
Sugar 0.66g 1.69g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 2.8g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.55mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 29mg 6mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 18mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 102mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.64mg 0.11mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.065mg Avocado
Manganese 0.142mg 0.008mg Avocado
Selenium 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin A 146IU 50IU Avocado
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 2µg Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.22mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.03mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.02mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.2mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.217mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.043mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 8µg Avocado
Choline 14.2mg 5.1mg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 0.6µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.003mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.014mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.002mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg Avocado
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.019g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.055g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Lime
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Avocado
12%
Lime
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
8%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.104g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.