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Lime vs. Pineapple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lime and Pineapple

  • Lime is higher in Fiber, yet Pineapple is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pineapple covers your daily Manganese needs 40% more than Lime.
  • Lime contains 2 times more Fiber than Pineapple. While Lime contains 2.8g of Fiber, Pineapple contains only 1.4g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Lime is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Limes, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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
:
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Manganese +11487.5%
Equal in Potassium - 109
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
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% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37% 121% 1%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Manganese +11487.5%
Equal in Potassium - 109
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +16%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.213
Equal in Choline - 5.5
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin A +16%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.213
Equal in Choline - 5.5

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
4
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Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Fats +66.7%
Contains more Other +36.4%
Contains more Carbs +24.5%
Equal in Water - 86
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.54 g
Fats: 0.12 g
Carbs: 13.12 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 0.22 g
Contains more Protein +29.6%
Contains more Fats +66.7%
Contains more Other +36.4%
Contains more Carbs +24.5%
Equal in Water - 86

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lime
2
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Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +37.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.1%
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
15% 21% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.009 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.04 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +37.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 11.72g Pineapple
Protein 0.7g 0.54g Lime
Fats 0.2g 0.12g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 13.12g Pineapple
Calories 30kcal 50kcal Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar 1.69g 9.85g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 1.4g Lime
Calcium 33mg 13mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.29mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 18mg 8mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 109mg Pineapple
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.11mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.065mg 0.11mg Pineapple
Manganese 0.008mg 0.927mg Pineapple
Selenium 0.4µg 0.1µg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.02mg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 47.8mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.213mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 8µg 18µg Pineapple
Choline 5.1mg 5.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.014mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.002mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg Pineapple
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.013g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.04g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Pineapple
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
20%
Pineapple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lime
20%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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.

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.