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Longan vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Longan and Lime

  • Longan has more Vitamin C, Copper and Vitamin B2, while Lime has more Fiber and Iron.
  • Longan's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% higher.
  • Lime contains 7 times less Vitamin B2 than Longan. Longan contains 0.14mg of Vitamin B2, while Lime contains 0.02mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Longans, 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
Longan
5
:
3
Lime
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 1% 24% 8% 57% 2% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Zinc +120%

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
Longan
4
:
7
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +188.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 280% 0% 0% 0% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +188.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Longan
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
13
Longan
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 the food
Protein
8%
Longan
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Lime

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Longan Lime
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Longan Lime
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Longan
Longan contains less Sugars (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Longan
Longan contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Longan
Longan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Longan
Longan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Longan Lime Opinion
Calories 60 30 Longan
Protein 1.31 0.7 Longan
Fats 0.1 0.2 Lime
Vitamin C 84 29.1 Longan
Carbs 15.14 10.54 Longan
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lime
Iron 0.13 0.6 Lime
Calcium 1 33 Lime
Potassium 266 102 Longan
Magnesium 10 6 Longan
Sugars 1.69 Longan
Fiber 1.1 2.8 Lime
Copper 0.169 0.065 Longan
Zinc 0.05 0.11 Lime
Starch
Phosphorus 21 18 Longan
Sodium 0 2 Longan
Vitamin A 50 Lime
Vitamin E 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 Lime
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.03 Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14 0.02 Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.2 Longan
Vitamin B5 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.043 Lime
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.6 Lime
Folate 8 Lime
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.022 Longan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.019 Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055 Lime
Tryptophan 0.003 Lime
Threonine 0.034 Longan
Isoleucine 0.026 Longan
Leucine 0.054 Longan
Lysine 0.046 0.014 Longan
Methionine 0.013 0.002 Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03 Longan
Valine 0.058 Longan
Histidine 0.012 Longan
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Longan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169089/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.