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Cherry vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cherry and Lime

  • Cherry has more Vitamin A, however Lime has more Vitamin C.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 21% more.
  • Cherry has 32 times more Vitamin A than Lime. Cherry has 64µg of Vitamin A, while Lime has 2µg.
  • Lime is lower in Sugars.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cherries, sour, red, raw 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
Cherry
3
:
5
Lime
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.11

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
Cherry
5
:
3
Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +2466%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 0% 2% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2466%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043
Equal in Folate - 8

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
14
Cherry
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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 the food
Protein
6%
Cherry
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Lime

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry Lime
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 6.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cherry Lime Opinion
Calories 50 30 Cherry
Protein 1 0.7 Cherry
Fats 0.3 0.2 Cherry
Vitamin C 10 29.1 Lime
Carbs 12.18 10.54 Cherry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.32 0.6 Lime
Calcium 16 33 Lime
Potassium 173 102 Cherry
Magnesium 9 6 Cherry
Sugars 8.49 1.69 Lime
Fiber 1.6 2.8 Lime
Copper 0.104 0.065 Cherry
Zinc 0.1 0.11 Lime
Starch
Phosphorus 15 18 Lime
Sodium 3 2 Lime
Vitamin A 1283 50 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.03
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.02 Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.2 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.043 Cherry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 0.6 Cherry
Folate 8 8
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.068 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082 0.019 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09 0.055 Cherry
Tryptophan 0.003 Lime
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.014 Lime
Methionine 0.002 Lime
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.51 Cherry

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.