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Figs vs. Lime — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Figs and Lime different?

  • Figs have more Vitamin B6, and Manganese, however, Lime is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lime covers your daily need of Vitamin C 30% more than Figs.
  • Figs have 16 times more Manganese than Lime. Figs have 0.128mg of Manganese, while Lime has 0.008mg.
  • Lime contains less Sugar.

Figs, raw and Limes, raw types were used in this article.

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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.
Figs
7
:
3
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +1500%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.065
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +1500%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Copper - 0.065

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.
Figs
7
:
4
Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +184%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1355%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Choline - 5.1
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% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
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 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1355%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Choline - 5.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Figs
4
:
1
Lime
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +82%
Contains more Other +120%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Equal in Protein - 0.7
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 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 Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +82%
Contains more Other +120%
Contains more Water +11.6%
Equal in Protein - 0.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Figs
2
:
1
Lime
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Figs Lime Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 7.74g Figs
Protein 0.75g 0.7g Figs
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Figs
Carbs 19.18g 10.54g Figs
Calories 74kcal 30kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 2.9g 2.8g Figs
Calcium 35mg 33mg Figs
Iron 0.37mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 17mg 6mg Figs
Phosphorus 14mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 232mg 102mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 2mg Figs
Zinc 0.15mg 0.11mg Figs
Copper 0.07mg 0.065mg Figs
Manganese 0.128mg 0.008mg Figs
Selenium 0.2µg 0.4µg Lime
Vitamin A 142IU 50IU Figs
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 2µg Figs
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin C 2mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.03mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.02mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Figs
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.217mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.043mg Figs
Folate 6µg 8µg Lime
Choline 4.7mg 5.1mg Lime
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0.6µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.003mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg 0.014mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.019g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.055g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Figs 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
9%
Figs
12%
Lime
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Figs
8%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs 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 richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.