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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 Sugars.

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 Potassium +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 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 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 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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Currant
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.
Currant Lime
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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. 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.