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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 Sugar than Lime. Melon has 5.69g of Sugar, 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
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6
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.065
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +76.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +260%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
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
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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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 7%
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 B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +340%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +158.3%
Equal in Folate - 8

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.
Melon 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 Melon Lime Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 7.74g Lime
Protein 1.11g 0.7g Melon
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Lime
Carbs 6.58g 10.54g Lime
Calories 28kcal 30kcal Lime
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.69g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 0.9g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 11mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.34mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 11mg 6mg Melon
Phosphorus 5mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 182mg 102mg Melon
Sodium 9mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.07mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.06mg 0.065mg Lime
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.02mg Melon
Vitamin B3 0.232mg 0.2mg Melon
Vitamin B5 0.084mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.043mg Melon
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 0.6µg Melon
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Lime
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg 0.014mg Lime
Methionine mg 0.002mg Lime
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Melon 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
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 food.
Protein
7%
Melon
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
7%
Melon
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Melon
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (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?
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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. 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.