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Lime vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lime and Purple mangosteen?

  • Lime is richer in Vitamin C, while Purple mangosteen is higher in Folate.
  • Lime's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.
  • Purple mangosteen has 3 times less Calcium than Lime. Lime has 33mg of Calcium, while Purple mangosteen has 12mg.

We used Limes, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.069
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% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +112.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Zinc +90.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.069

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +903.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +578.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
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 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +903.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +578.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Folate +287.5%

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 Purple mangosteen
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.7g 0.41g Lime
Fats 0.2g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 10.54g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 30kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.69g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 2.8g 1.8g Lime
Calcium 33mg 12mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.3mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 13mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 18mg 8mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 48mg Lime
Sodium 2mg 7mg Lime
Zinc 0.11mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.065mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 50IU 35IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29.1mg 2.9mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.286mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.032mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.018mg Lime
Folate 8µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
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 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Purple mangosteen
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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Lime
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.