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Mango vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mango and Lime

  • Mango is higher in Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper, yet Lime is higher in Iron.
  • Mango contains 27 times more Vitamin A RAE than Lime. While Mango contains 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, Lime contains only 2µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Mangos, 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
Mango
4
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4
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +64.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +70.8%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%

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
Mango
8
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2
Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +2064%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.2%
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 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 11%
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 A +2064%
Contains more Vitamin E +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +25.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.2%
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.
Mango Lime
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Lime Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 7.74g Mango
Protein 0.82g 0.7g Mango
Fats 0.38g 0.2g Mango
Carbs 14.98g 10.54g Mango
Calories 60kcal 30kcal Mango
Starch g g
Fructose 4.68g g Mango
Sugar 13.66g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 1.6g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 11mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.16mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Mango
Phosphorus 14mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 168mg 102mg Mango
Sodium 1mg 2mg Mango
Zinc 0.09mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.111mg 0.065mg Mango
Vitamin A 1082IU 50IU Mango
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.22mg Mango
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.4mg 29.1mg Mango
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.02mg Mango
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.2mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.043mg Mango
Folate 43µg 8µg Mango
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.2µg 0.6µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg 0.003mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg mg Mango
Lysine 0.066mg 0.014mg Mango
Methionine 0.008mg 0.002mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg mg Mango
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g 0.019g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g 0.055g Mango

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mango 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
26
Mango
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
10
Mango
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%
Mango
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
15%
Mango
11%
Lime
Fats
2%
Mango
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mango
Mango contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (difference - 11.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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.

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. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/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.