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Lime vs Cooking plantain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lime and Cooking plantain?

  • Lime is richer in Vitamin C, while Cooking plantain is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A.
  • Cooking plantain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 20% higher.
  • Cooking plantain has 11 times less Calcium than Lime. Lime has 33mg of Calcium, while Cooking plantain has 3mg.
  • Lime is lower in Sugar.

We used Limes, raw and Plantains, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Potassium +389.2%
Contains more Magnesium +516.7%
Contains more Copper +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 1% 45% 27% 27% 4% 15% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1000%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Potassium +389.2%
Contains more Magnesium +516.7%
Contains more Copper +24.6%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2154%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +595.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Folate +175%
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 62% 68% 3% 0% 14% 13% 13% 16% 69% 0% 2% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2154%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +243%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +595.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Folate +175%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lime Cooking plantain
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Cooking plantain Opinion
Calories 30kcal 122kcal Cooking plantain
Protein 0.7g 1.3g Cooking plantain
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Cooking plantain
Vitamin C 29.1mg 18.4mg Lime
Net carbs 7.74g 29.59g Cooking plantain
Carbs 10.54g 31.89g Cooking plantain
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 0.6mg
Calcium 33mg 3mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 499mg Cooking plantain
Magnesium 6mg 37mg Cooking plantain
Sugar 1.69g 15g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 2.3g Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.081mg Cooking plantain
Zinc 0.11mg 0.14mg Cooking plantain
Starch g g
Phosphorus 18mg 34mg Cooking plantain
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 1127IU Cooking plantain
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.14mg Lime
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.052mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.054mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.686mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.26mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.299mg Cooking plantain
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.7µg Cooking plantain
Folate 8µg 22µg Cooking plantain
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.143g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.032g Cooking plantain
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.069g Cooking plantain
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.015mg Cooking plantain
Threonine mg 0.034mg Cooking plantain
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Cooking plantain
Leucine mg 0.059mg Cooking plantain
Lysine 0.014mg 0.06mg Cooking plantain
Methionine 0.002mg 0.017mg Cooking plantain
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Cooking plantain
Valine mg 0.046mg Cooking plantain
Histidine mg 0.064mg Cooking plantain
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Cooking plantain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Lime
23
Cooking plantain
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
17
Cooking plantain

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 food.
Protein
4%
Lime
8%
Cooking plantain
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
32%
Cooking plantain
Fats
1%
Lime
2%
Cooking plantain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cooking plantain
Cooking plantain is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 to 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. Cooking plantain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169130/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.