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Lime vs Lychee - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lime and Lychee

  • Lime has more Fiber, however Lychee is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Lime.
  • Lime has 7 times more Calcium than Lychee. While Lime has 33mg of Calcium, Lychee has only 5mg.
  • Lime has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Limes, raw and Litchis, 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
3
:
5
Lychee
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +127.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 2% 16% 8% 50% 2% 14% 1%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +127.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
5
:
5
Lychee
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
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 239% 0% 2% 0% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 0% 1% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.6%
Contains more Folate +75%

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 Lychee
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Lychee Opinion
Calories 30kcal 66kcal Lychee
Protein 0.7g 0.83g Lychee
Fats 0.2g 0.44g Lychee
Vitamin C 29.1mg 71.5mg Lychee
Net carbs 7.74g 15.23g Lychee
Carbs 10.54g 16.53g Lychee
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.6mg 0.31mg Lime
Calcium 33mg 5mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 171mg Lychee
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Lychee
Sugar 1.69g 15.23g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 1.3g Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.148mg Lychee
Zinc 0.11mg 0.07mg Lime
Starch g g
Phosphorus 18mg 31mg Lychee
Sodium 2mg 1mg Lychee
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.07mg Lime
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.011mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.603mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 0.217mg mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.1mg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.4µg Lime
Folate 8µg 14µg Lychee
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.099g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.12g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.132g Lychee
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.007mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.014mg 0.041mg Lychee
Methionine 0.002mg 0.009mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Lychee
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
25
Lychee
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
13
Lychee

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
5%
Lychee
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
17%
Lychee
Fats
1%
Lime
2%
Lychee

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/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.