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Lime vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lime and Currant

  • Lime has less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, and Potassium than Currant.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 13% more than Lime.
  • Lime has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Limes, raw and Currants, red and white, 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" 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 Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +109.1%
Contains more Copper +64.6%
Equal in Calcium - 33

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1733.3%
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 Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1733.3%
Equal in Folate - 8

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 Currant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Currant Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 9.5g Currant
Protein 0.7g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 10.54g 13.8g Currant
Calories 30kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar 1.69g 7.37g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 33mg 33mg
Iron 0.6mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 6mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 18mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 102mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 2mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 0.11mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.065mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 50IU 42IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29.1mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.1mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.064mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 11µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.014mg mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Currant
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
18
Currant

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%
Currant
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Lime
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.