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Lime vs. Cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lime and Cherry

  • Lime has more Vitamin C, however, Cherry has more Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 21% more.
  • Lime has 2 times more Fiber than Cherry. Lime has 2.8g of Fiber, while Cherry has 1.6g.
  • Lime is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Limes, raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lime
6
:
4
Cherry
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Manganese +1300%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
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 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Copper +60%
Contains more Manganese +1300%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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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6
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2466%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Choline +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
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 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 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +191%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2466%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Choline +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
Equal in Folate - 8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
:
4
Cherry
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +15.6%
Contains more Other +30%
Equal in Water - 86.13
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +15.6%
Contains more Other +30%
Equal in Water - 86.13

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
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2
Cherry
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +331.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.6%
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -67.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +331.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +63.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 0.7g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Cherry
Carbs 10.54g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 30kcal 50kcal Cherry
Fructose 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 1.69g 8.49g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Lime
Calcium 33mg 16mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.32mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 18mg 15mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 2mg 3mg Lime
Zinc 0.11mg 0.1mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.008mg 0.112mg Cherry
Selenium 0.4µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 64µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.07mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 10mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.03mg
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.143mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 8µg 8µg
Choline 5.1mg 6.1mg Cherry
Vitamin K 0.6µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.003mg Lime
Lysine 0.014mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg Lime
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.068g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Cherry
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
13%
Cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
10%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.