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Lime vs Watermelon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lime and Watermelon

  • Lime is higher than Watermelon in Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 23% more than Watermelon.
  • Lime contains 7 times more Fiber than Watermelon. While Lime contains 2.8g of Fiber, Watermelon contains only 0.4g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Lime is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Limes, raw and Watermelon, 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
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 112
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 112
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lime
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +1038%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045
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 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +1038%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.021
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.221
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.045

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 Watermelon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 7.74g 7.15g Lime
Protein 0.7g 0.61g Lime
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Lime
Carbs 10.54g 7.55g Lime
Calories 30kcal 30kcal
Starch g 0g Watermelon
Fructose g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 1.69g 6.2g Lime
Fiber 2.8g 0.4g Lime
Calcium 33mg 7mg Lime
Iron 0.6mg 0.24mg Lime
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Watermelon
Phosphorus 18mg 11mg Lime
Potassium 102mg 112mg Watermelon
Sodium 2mg 1mg Watermelon
Zinc 0.11mg 0.1mg Lime
Copper 0.065mg 0.042mg Lime
Vitamin A 50IU 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.05mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 29.1mg 8.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.033mg Watermelon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.021mg Watermelon
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.178mg Lime
Vitamin B5 0.217mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.043mg 0.045mg Watermelon
Folate 8µg 3µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.6µg 0.1µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine mg 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine mg 0.018mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.014mg 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine mg 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine mg 0.016mg Watermelon
Histidine mg 0.006mg Watermelon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.022g 0.016g Watermelon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019g 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.05g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lime Watermelon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
9
Watermelon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Lime
6
Watermelon

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
4%
Watermelon
Carbohydrates
11%
Lime
8%
Watermelon
Fats
1%
Lime
1%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Watermelon
Watermelon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Watermelon
Watermelon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.51g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
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. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/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.