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Lime vs. Blueberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lime and Blueberry different?

  • Lime is higher in Vitamin C, however, Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lime is 22% higher.
  • Lime contains 6 times more Calcium than Blueberry. While Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, Blueberry contains only 6mg.
  • Lime has less Sugar.

Limes, raw and Blueberries, raw are the varieties 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.
Lime
6
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Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Manganese +4100%
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Manganese +4100%
Equal in Magnesium - 6

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.
Lime
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.9%
Contains more Choline +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3116.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.9%
Contains more Choline +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3116.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
2
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Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +37.5%
Equal in Protein - 0.74
Equal in Water - 84.21
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
Contains more Other +30.4%
Contains more Fats +65%
Contains more Carbs +37.5%
Equal in Protein - 0.74
Equal in Water - 84.21

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +147.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +165.5%
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +147.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +165.5%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 0.7g 0.74g Blueberry
Fats 0.2g 0.33g Blueberry
Carbs 10.54g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 30kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 1.69g 9.96g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 2.4g Lime
Calcium 33mg 6mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.28mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 6mg
Phosphorus 18mg 12mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 77mg Lime
Sodium 2mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.11mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.065mg 0.057mg Lime
Manganese 0.008mg 0.336mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 54IU Blueberry
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Blueberry
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 29.1mg 9.7mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.124mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.052mg Blueberry
Folate 8µg 6µg Lime
Choline 5.1mg 6mg Blueberry
Vitamin K 0.6µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.003mg
Threonine 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.014mg 0.013mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.028g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Blueberry
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
12%
Lime
11%
Blueberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
10%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.27g)
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 - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.