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Lime vs. Mango — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lime and Mango

  • Lime is higher in Iron, yet Mango is higher in Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper.
  • Lime contains 4 times more Iron than Mango. While Lime contains 0.6mg of Iron, Mango contains only 0.16mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Limes, raw and Mangos, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lime
4
:
6
Mango
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
Contains more Manganese +687.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37% 9% 4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
Contains more Manganese +687.5%
Contains more Selenium +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lime
2
:
9
Mango
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2064%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Choline +49%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.197
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 5% 0% 97% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 6% 0% 3% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 5% 11%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +2064%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Choline +49%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.028
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.197

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
:
4
Mango
Contains more Protein +17.1%
Contains more Fats +90%
Contains more Carbs +42.1%
Contains more Other +20%
Equal in Water - 83.46
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
15% 83%
Protein: 0.82 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 14.98 g
Water: 83.46 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Protein +17.1%
Contains more Fats +90%
Contains more Carbs +42.1%
Contains more Other +20%
Equal in Water - 83.46

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
1
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2
Mango
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +636.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.1%
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
30% 46% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.14 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.071 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +636.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lime Mango
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Mango Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 13.38g Mango
Protein 0.7g 0.82g Mango
Fats 0.2g 0.38g Mango
Carbs 10.54g 14.98g Mango
Calories 30kcal 60kcal Mango
Fructose 4.68g Mango
Sugar 1.69g 13.66g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Lime
Calcium 33mg 11mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.16mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Mango
Phosphorus 18mg 14mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 168mg Mango
Sodium 2mg 1mg Mango
Zinc 0.11mg 0.09mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.111mg Mango
Manganese 0.008mg 0.063mg Mango
Selenium 0.4µg 0.6µg Mango
Vitamin A 50IU 1082IU Mango
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 54µg Mango
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.9mg Mango
Vitamin C 29.1mg 36.4mg Mango
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.028mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.038mg Mango
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.669mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.197mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.119mg Mango
Folate 8µg 43µg Mango
Choline 5.1mg 7.6mg Mango
Vitamin K 0.6µg 4.2µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.013mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg Mango
Lysine 0.014mg 0.066mg Mango
Methionine 0.002mg 0.008mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg Mango
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.092g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.14g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.071g Mango

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Mango
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Lime
25%
Mango
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
9%
Mango

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mango
Mango contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients
  2. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/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.