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Lime vs Pomelo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lime and Pomelo

  • Lime is richer in Fiber, and Iron, yet Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pomelo is 35% higher.
  • Lime contains 8 times more Calcium than Pomelo. Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, while Pomelo contains 4mg.

Food types used in this article are Limes, raw and Pummelo, 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
5
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2
Pomelo
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Potassium +111.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 5% 8% 20% 1% 3% 16%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Potassium +111.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 17

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
Pomelo
Contains more Vitamin A +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22
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 1% 0% 0% 204% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.22

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 Pomelo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Pomelo Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 8.62g Pomelo
Protein 0.7g 0.76g Pomelo
Fats 0.2g 0.04g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 9.62g Lime
Calories 30kcal 38kcal Pomelo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Pomelo
Fiber 2.8g 1g Lime
Calcium 33mg 4mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.11mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 6mg
Phosphorus 18mg 17mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 216mg Pomelo
Sodium 2mg 1mg Pomelo
Zinc 0.11mg 0.08mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.048mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 8IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 61mg Pomelo
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.034mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.027mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.22mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 0.217mg mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.036mg Lime
Folate 8µg µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
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 g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lime Pomelo
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
19
Pomelo
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
7
Pomelo

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
5%
Pomelo
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
10%
Pomelo
Fats
1%
Lime
0%
Pomelo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.