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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 Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 112
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 10% 8% 14% 3% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +371.4%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
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 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 27% 35% 1% 0% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 0% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +259.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
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 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 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

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Lime Watermelon
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.