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Lime vs. Figs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lime and Figs different?

  • Lime has more Vitamin C, however, Figs are richer in Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Lime covers your daily need of Vitamin C 30% more than Figs.
  • Lime contains less Sugar.

Limes, raw and Figs, raw types were 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
3
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7
Figs
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +1500%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Equal in Copper - 0.07
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 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +127.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +1500%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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
4
:
7
Figs
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1355%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +184%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Equal in Choline - 4.7
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +1355%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +184%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +683.3%
Equal in Choline - 4.7

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
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4
Figs
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +82%
Contains more Other +120%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Water +11.6%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +82%
Contains more Other +120%
Equal in Protein - 0.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
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2
Figs
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.8%
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +247.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Figs Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 16.28g Figs
Protein 0.7g 0.75g Figs
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Figs
Carbs 10.54g 19.18g Figs
Calories 30kcal 74kcal Figs
Sugar 1.69g 16.26g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 2.9g Figs
Calcium 33mg 35mg Figs
Iron 0.6mg 0.37mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 17mg Figs
Phosphorus 18mg 14mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 232mg Figs
Sodium 2mg 1mg Figs
Zinc 0.11mg 0.15mg Figs
Copper 0.065mg 0.07mg Figs
Manganese 0.008mg 0.128mg Figs
Selenium 0.4µg 0.2µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 142IU Figs
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 7µg Figs
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.11mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 2mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.06mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.05mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Figs
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.113mg Figs
Folate 8µg 6µg Lime
Choline 5.1mg 4.7mg Lime
Vitamin K 0.6µg 4.7µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.014mg 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.06g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.066g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.144g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Figs
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
9%
Figs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
11%
Figs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 14.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.