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Lime vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lime and Melon

  • Lime has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Melon has more Vitamin B6.
  • Lime has 3 times more Fiber than Melon. Lime has 2.8g of Fiber, while Melon has 0.9g.
  • Lime is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Limes, raw and Melons, casaba, 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
6
:
2
Melon
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.06

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
:
4
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.7%
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 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.7%
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 Melon
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 Melon Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 5.68g Lime
Protein 0.7g 1.11g Melon
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 6.58g Lime
Calories 30kcal 28kcal Lime
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g 5.69g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 0.9g Lime
Calcium 33mg 11mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.34mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 18mg 5mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 182mg Melon
Sodium 2mg 9mg Lime
Zinc 0.11mg 0.07mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.06mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.05mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29.1mg 21.8mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.015mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.031mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.232mg Melon
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.084mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 2.5µg Melon
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 0.025g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.002g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.039g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lime Melon
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
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
8
Melon

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
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Lime
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/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.