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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 Sugar than Lime. While Pineapple contains 9.85g of Sugar, 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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Lime
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Equal in Potassium - 102
Equal in Zinc - 0.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +106.9%
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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Lime
Contains more Vitamin A +16%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
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 +16%
Contains more Vitamin C +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.217

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.
Pineapple Lime
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Lime Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 7.74g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 0.7g Lime
Fats 0.12g 0.2g Lime
Carbs 13.12g 10.54g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 30kcal Pineapple
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 1.4g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 13mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.29mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 12mg 6mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 109mg 102mg Pineapple
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.11mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg 0.065mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 50IU Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 29.1mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.03mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.2mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.043mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 8µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0.6µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.003mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg 0.014mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg 0.002mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.022g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pineapple 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
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 food.
Protein
3%
Pineapple
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
11%
Lime
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Lime

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