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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
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3
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 5% 8% 9% 24% 0% 2% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +160.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +361.5%
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
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 280% 8% 33% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +188.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03

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.
Longan Lime
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Longan Lime Opinion
Net carbs 14.04g 7.74g Longan
Protein 1.31g 0.7g Longan
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Lime
Carbs 15.14g 10.54g Longan
Calories 60kcal 30kcal Longan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.69g Longan
Fiber 1.1g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 1mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.13mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Longan
Phosphorus 21mg 18mg Longan
Potassium 266mg 102mg Longan
Sodium 0mg 2mg Longan
Zinc 0.05mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.169mg 0.065mg Longan
Vitamin A IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin C 84mg 29.1mg Longan
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.03mg Longan
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.02mg Longan
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.2mg Longan
Vitamin B5 mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate µg 8µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine 0.034mg mg Longan
Isoleucine 0.026mg mg Longan
Leucine 0.054mg mg Longan
Lysine 0.046mg 0.014mg Longan
Methionine 0.013mg 0.002mg Longan
Phenylalanine 0.03mg mg Longan
Valine 0.058mg mg Longan
Histidine 0.012mg mg Longan
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Longan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.055g Lime

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Longan 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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Longan
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
15%
Longan
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Longan
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Longan
Longan is lower in Sugar (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?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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. 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.