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Lime vs. Clementine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lime and Clementine

  • Lime has more Iron, however, Clementine has more Vitamin C.
  • Clementine's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% more.
  • Lime has 4 times more Iron than Clementine. Lime has 0.6mg of Iron, while Clementine has 0.14mg.
  • Lime is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Limes, raw and Clementines, 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.
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Manganese +187.5%
Equal in Calcium - 30
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 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15% 3% 1%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Manganese +187.5%
Equal in Calcium - 30

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +174.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 8% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +67.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.4%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Choline +174.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +21.4%
Contains more Carbs +14%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Water - 86.58
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
12% 87%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 12.02 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Protein +21.4%
Contains more Carbs +14%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Water - 86.58

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 0.7g 0.85g Clementine
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 30kcal 47kcal Clementine
Fructose 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 1.69g 9.18g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Lime
Calcium 33mg 30mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.14mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Clementine
Phosphorus 18mg 21mg Clementine
Potassium 102mg 177mg Clementine
Sodium 2mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.11mg 0.06mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.043mg Lime
Manganese 0.008mg 0.023mg Clementine
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU Lime
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.2mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.03mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.151mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 8µg 24µg Clementine
Choline 5.1mg 14mg Clementine
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg Lime
Lysine 0.014mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg Lime
Saturated Fat 0.022g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Clementine
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
20%
Clementine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
7%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.49g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.