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Pineapple vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pineapple and Lime

  • Pineapple is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, yet Lime is higher in Fiber.
  • Pineapple covers your daily Manganese needs 40% more than Lime.
  • Pineapple contains 6 times more Sugars than Lime. While Pineapple contains 9.85g of Sugars, Lime contains only 1.69g.

Food varieties used in this article are Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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
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3
Lime
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Equal in Potassium - 102
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Equal in Potassium - 102
Equal in Zinc - 0.11

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
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2
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +16%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
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 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +16%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217

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
21
Pineapple
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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
3%
Pineapple
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Pineapple
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.
Pineapple Lime
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple 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 Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 8.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Pineapple Lime Opinion
Calories 50 30 Pineapple
Protein 0.54 0.7 Lime
Fats 0.12 0.2 Lime
Vitamin C 47.8 29.1 Pineapple
Carbs 13.12 10.54 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.29 0.6 Lime
Calcium 13 33 Lime
Potassium 109 102 Pineapple
Magnesium 12 6 Pineapple
Sugars 9.85 1.69 Lime
Fiber 1.4 2.8 Lime
Copper 0.11 0.065 Pineapple
Zinc 0.12 0.11 Pineapple
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 8 18 Lime
Sodium 1 2 Pineapple
Vitamin A 58 50 Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02 0.22 Lime
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.079 0.03 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.02 Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.2 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213 0.217 Lime
Vitamin B6 0.112 0.043 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.7 0.6 Pineapple
Folate 18 8 Pineapple
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.009 0.022 Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.019 Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 0.055 Lime
Tryptophan 0.005 0.003 Pineapple
Threonine 0.019 Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019 Pineapple
Leucine 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 0.014 Pineapple
Methionine 0.012 0.002 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 Pineapple
Fructose 2.12 Pineapple

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.