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Lychee vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lychee and Lime

  • Lychee has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Lime is higher in Fiber.
  • Lychee covers your daily need of Vitamin C 47% more than Lime.
  • Lychee has 9 times more Sugar than Lime. While Lychee has 15.23g of Sugar, Lime has only 1.69g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Litchis, raw and Limes, 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
Lychee
5
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3
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.2%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +127.7%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 12% 8% 14% 16% 1% 2% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.2%
Contains more Potassium +67.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +127.7%
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%

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
Lychee
5
:
5
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 239% 3% 15% 12% 0% 24% 11% 0% 1%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

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.
Lychee Lime
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Lychee Lime Opinion
Net carbs 15.23g 7.74g Lychee
Protein 0.83g 0.7g Lychee
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Lychee
Carbs 16.53g 10.54g Lychee
Calories 66kcal 30kcal Lychee
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 15.23g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 1.3g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 5mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.31mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Lychee
Phosphorus 31mg 18mg Lychee
Potassium 171mg 102mg Lychee
Sodium 1mg 2mg Lychee
Zinc 0.07mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.148mg 0.065mg Lychee
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 71.5mg 29.1mg Lychee
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.065mg 0.02mg Lychee
Vitamin B3 0.603mg 0.2mg Lychee
Vitamin B5 mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.043mg Lychee
Folate 14µg 8µg Lychee
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.007mg 0.003mg Lychee
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine 0.041mg 0.014mg Lychee
Methionine 0.009mg 0.002mg Lychee
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.12g 0.019g Lychee
Polyunsaturated fat 0.132g 0.055g Lychee

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lychee Lime
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
25
Lychee
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lychee
10
Lime

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
5%
Lychee
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
17%
Lychee
11%
Lime
Fats
2%
Lychee
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lychee
Lychee contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Lychee - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169086/nutrients
  2. Lime - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/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.