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Currant vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Currant and Lime

  • Lime has less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, and Potassium than Currant.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 13% more than Lime.
  • Currant has 23 times more Manganese than Lime. While Currant has 0.186mg of Manganese, Lime has only 0.008mg.
  • Lime has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Currants, red and white, 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
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Lime
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Equal in Calcium - 33

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 C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.1%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
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 C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.1%
Equal in Folate - 8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Lime Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 7.74g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.7g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.8g 10.54g Currant
Calories 56kcal 30kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 4.3g 2.8g Currant
Calcium 33mg 33mg
Iron 1mg 0.6mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 6mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 18mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 102mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 2mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.11mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.065mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 29.1mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.03mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.02mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.2mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.043mg Currant
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 0.6µg Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.022g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.019g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.055g Currant

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Currant Lime
Low Fats diet Equal
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
18
Currant
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
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
8%
Currant
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.