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Lime vs Longan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lime and Longan

  • Lime has more Fiber, and Iron, while Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% higher.
  • Longan contains 33 times less Calcium than Lime. Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, while Longan contains 1mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Limes, raw and Longans, 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
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5
Longan
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +160%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +160%

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
7
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4
Longan
Contains more Vitamin C +188.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031
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 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +188.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.031

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 Longan
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Longan Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 14.04g Longan
Protein 0.7g 1.31g Longan
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 15.14g Longan
Calories 30kcal 60kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Longan
Fiber 2.8g 1.1g Lime
Calcium 33mg 1mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.13mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Longan
Phosphorus 18mg 21mg Longan
Potassium 102mg 266mg Longan
Sodium 2mg 0mg Longan
Zinc 0.11mg 0.05mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.169mg Longan
Vitamin A 50IU IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 84mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.031mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.14mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.3mg Longan
Vitamin B5 0.217mg mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg mg Lime
Folate 8µg µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Lime
Threonine mg 0.034mg Longan
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Longan
Leucine mg 0.054mg Longan
Lysine 0.014mg 0.046mg Longan
Methionine 0.002mg 0.013mg Longan
Phenylalanine mg 0.03mg Longan
Valine mg 0.058mg Longan
Histidine mg 0.012mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g g Longan
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 Longan
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
27
Longan
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
13
Longan

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%
Longan
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
15%
Longan
Fats
1%
Lime
0%
Longan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.