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Melon vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Melon and Lime

  • Melon has more Vitamin B6, however Lime has more Vitamin C and Fiber.
  • Melon has 3 times more Sugars than Lime. Melon has 5.69g of Sugars, while Lime has 1.69g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Melons, casaba, 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
Melon
2
:
6
Lime
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.065
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.065

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
Melon
4
:
5
Lime
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 0% 1% 0% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 0% 7% 6%
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 B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Equal in Folate - 8

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
12
Melon
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
8
Melon
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
7%
Melon
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Melon
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.
Melon 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
Melon 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?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Melon Lime Opinion
Calories 28 30 Lime
Protein 1.11 0.7 Melon
Fats 0.1 0.2 Lime
Vitamin C 21.8 29.1 Lime
Carbs 6.58 10.54 Lime
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.6 Lime
Calcium 11 33 Lime
Potassium 182 102 Melon
Magnesium 11 6 Melon
Sugars 5.69 1.69 Lime
Fiber 0.9 2.8 Lime
Copper 0.06 0.065 Lime
Zinc 0.07 0.11 Lime
Starch
Phosphorus 5 18 Lime
Sodium 9 2 Lime
Vitamin A 0 50 Lime
Vitamin E 0.05 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.03 Lime
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.02 Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232 0.2 Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.043 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 0.6 Melon
Folate 8 8
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.019 Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.055 Lime
Tryptophan 0.003 Lime
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.014 Lime
Methionine 0.002 Lime
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/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.