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Pomegranate vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pomegranate and Lime

  • Pomegranate is higher in Vitamin K, Copper and Folate, yet Lime is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 21% more than Pomegranate.
  • Pomegranate contains 27 times more Vitamin K than Lime. While Pomegranate contains 16.4µg of Vitamin K, Lime contains only 0.6µg.
  • The amount of Sugars in Lime is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Pomegranates, 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
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3
Lime
Contains more Potassium +131.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 3% 21% 9% 53% 10% 16% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +131.4%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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 E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2633.3%
Contains more Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 0% 12% 0% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 0% 41% 29%
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 E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2633.3%
Contains more Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
16
Pomegranate
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
15
Pomegranate
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
10%
Pomegranate
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
19%
Pomegranate
11%
Lime
Fats
5%
Pomegranate
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.
Pomegranate Lime
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pomegranate 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 is richer in minerals?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lime
Lime contains less Sugars (difference - 11.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lime
Lime is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Pomegranate Lime Opinion
Calories 83 30 Pomegranate
Protein 1.67 0.7 Pomegranate
Fats 1.17 0.2 Pomegranate
Vitamin C 10.2 29.1 Lime
Carbs 18.7 10.54 Pomegranate
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.6 Lime
Calcium 10 33 Lime
Potassium 236 102 Pomegranate
Magnesium 12 6 Pomegranate
Sugars 13.67 1.69 Lime
Fiber 4 2.8 Pomegranate
Copper 0.158 0.065 Pomegranate
Zinc 0.35 0.11 Pomegranate
Starch
Phosphorus 36 18 Pomegranate
Sodium 3 2 Lime
Vitamin A 0 50 Lime
Vitamin E 0.6 0.22 Pomegranate
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.03 Pomegranate
Vitamin B2 0.053 0.02 Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 0.293 0.2 Pomegranate
Vitamin B5 0.377 0.217 Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.043 Pomegranate
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 0.6 Pomegranate
Folate 38 8 Pomegranate
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.022 Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.093 0.019 Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.055 Pomegranate
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. Pomegranate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169134/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.