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Lime vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lime and Apple

  • Apple has less Vitamin C and Iron.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% more.
  • Lime has 6 times more Calcium than Apple. Lime has 33mg of Calcium, while Apple has 6mg.
  • Lime is lower in Sugars.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Limes, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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
Lime
6
:
2
Apple
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 107
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +140.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 107

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
Lime
7
:
3
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +532.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 4% 4% 0% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 0% 6% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +532.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041

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
13
Lime
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
4
Apple

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
4%
Lime
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Lime
1%
Apple

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Apple
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 - 8.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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 Lime Apple Opinion
Calories 30 52 Apple
Protein 0.7 0.26 Lime
Fats 0.2 0.17 Lime
Vitamin C 29.1 4.6 Lime
Carbs 10.54 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.12 Lime
Calcium 33 6 Lime
Potassium 102 107 Apple
Magnesium 6 5 Lime
Sugars 1.69 10.39 Lime
Fiber 2.8 2.4 Lime
Copper 0.065 0.027 Lime
Zinc 0.11 0.04 Lime
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 18 11 Lime
Sodium 2 1 Apple
Vitamin A 50 54 Apple
Vitamin E 0.22 0.18 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.017 Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.026 Apple
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.091 Lime
Vitamin B5 0.217 0.061 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043 0.041 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.6 2.2 Apple
Folate 8 3 Lime
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 0.028 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019 0.007 Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055 0.051 Lime
Tryptophan 0.003 0.001 Lime
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.014 0.012 Lime
Methionine 0.002 0.001 Lime
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 Apple
Fructose 5.9 Apple

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.