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Lime vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lime and Custard apple

  • Lime is higher in Vitamin C, yet Custard apple is higher in Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Custard apple covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 14% more than Lime.
  • Lime contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Custard apple. While Lime contains 29.1mg of Vitamin C, Custard apple contains only 19.2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Limes, raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.5%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +18.3%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.5%
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" 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 A +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414%
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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +414%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 0.7g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.2g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 10.54g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 30kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Custard apple
Fiber 2.8g 2.4g Lime
Calcium 33mg 30mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 6mg 18mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 18mg 21mg Custard apple
Potassium 102mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lime
Zinc 0.11mg mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 33IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 19.2mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.135mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate 8µg µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.007mg Custard apple
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.014mg 0.037mg Custard apple
Methionine 0.002mg 0.004mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.231g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Custard apple
Low Fats diet ok
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
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
25%
Custard apple
Fats
1%
Lime
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

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 - 0.209g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.