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Lime vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lime and Quince

  • Lime is higher in Vitamin C, yet Quince is higher in Copper.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 16% more than Quince.
  • Lime contains 3 times more Calcium than Quince. While Lime contains 33mg of Calcium, Quince contains only 11mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Limes, raw and Quinces, 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
4
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4
Quince
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
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
9
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1
Quince
Contains more Vitamin C +94%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 97% 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 4% 14% 10% 0% 2% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +94%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lime Quince Opinion
Calories 30kcal 57kcal Quince
Protein 0.7g 0.4g Lime
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Lime
Vitamin C 29.1mg 15mg Lime
Net carbs 7.74g 13.4g Quince
Carbs 10.54g 15.3g Quince
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.7mg Quince
Calcium 33mg 11mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 197mg Quince
Magnesium 6mg 8mg Quince
Sugar 1.69g g Quince
Fiber 2.8g 1.9g Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.13mg Quince
Zinc 0.11mg 0.04mg Lime
Starch g g
Phosphorus 18mg 17mg Lime
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 40IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Lime
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.02mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.2mg
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.081mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.04mg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg µg Lime
Folate 8µg 3µg Lime
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.05g 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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Quince
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
13
Quince

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%
Quince
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Lime
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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

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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.