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Lime vs. Pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lime and Pear

  • Pear contains less Vitamin C, and Iron than Lime.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 28% higher.
  • Pear contains 4 times less Calcium than Lime. Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, while Pear contains 9mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Lime is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Limes, raw and Pears, 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
5
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5
Pear
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
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 3% 7% 5% 6% 11% 1% 3% 28% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +26.2%
Contains more Manganese +500%
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

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
8
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2
Pear
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +576.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +633.3%
Equal in Choline - 5.1
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 2% 3% 0% 15% 3% 6% 4% 3% 7% 6% 0% 3% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +576.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +342.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%
Contains more Folate +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +633.3%
Equal in Choline - 5.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
3
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2
Pear
Contains more Protein +94.4%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +44.5%
Equal in Water - 83.96
Equal in Other - 0.31
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
15% 84%
Protein: 0.36 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 15.23 g
Water: 83.96 g
Other: 0.31 g
Contains more Protein +94.4%
Contains more Fats +42.9%
Contains more Carbs +44.5%
Equal in Water - 83.96
Equal in Other - 0.31

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
0
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2
Pear
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +342.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +70.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.022
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
11% 42% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.084 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.094 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +342.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +70.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.022

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Pear Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 12.13g Pear
Protein 0.7g 0.36g Lime
Fats 0.2g 0.14g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 15.23g Pear
Calories 30kcal 57kcal Pear
Fructose 6.42g Pear
Sugar 1.69g 9.75g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 3.1g Pear
Calcium 33mg 9mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.18mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 7mg Pear
Phosphorus 18mg 12mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 116mg Pear
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pear
Zinc 0.11mg 0.1mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.082mg Pear
Manganese 0.008mg 0.048mg Pear
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 25IU Lime
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 1µg Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.12mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 4.3mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.012mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.026mg Pear
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.161mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.049mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.029mg Lime
Folate 8µg 7µg Lime
Choline 5.1mg 5.1mg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 4.4µg Pear
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.002mg Lime
Threonine 0.011mg Pear
Isoleucine 0.011mg Pear
Leucine 0.019mg Pear
Lysine 0.014mg 0.017mg Pear
Methionine 0.002mg 0.002mg
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Pear
Valine 0.017mg Pear
Histidine 0.002mg Pear
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.022g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.084g Pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.094g Pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Pear
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
5%
Pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
7%
Pear

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pear
Pear contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pear
Pear is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.022 g)
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. Pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169118/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.