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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 Sugar 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
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +131.4%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 12% 9% 16% 21% 1% 10% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +131.4%
Contains more Zinc +218.2%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Calcium +230%
Contains more Iron +100%
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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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 Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +2633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 12% 0% 34% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 29% 0% 41%
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 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 Folate +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +2633.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.3%

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.
Pomegranate Lime
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomegranate Lime Opinion
Net carbs 14.7g 7.74g Pomegranate
Protein 1.67g 0.7g Pomegranate
Fats 1.17g 0.2g Pomegranate
Carbs 18.7g 10.54g Pomegranate
Calories 83kcal 30kcal Pomegranate
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 13.67g 1.69g Lime
Fiber 4g 2.8g Pomegranate
Calcium 10mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.3mg 0.6mg Lime
Magnesium 12mg 6mg Pomegranate
Phosphorus 36mg 18mg Pomegranate
Potassium 236mg 102mg Pomegranate
Sodium 3mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.35mg 0.11mg Pomegranate
Copper 0.158mg 0.065mg Pomegranate
Vitamin A 0IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E 0.6mg 0.22mg Pomegranate
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10.2mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.03mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B2 0.053mg 0.02mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 0.293mg 0.2mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B5 0.377mg 0.217mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.043mg Pomegranate
Folate 38µg 8µg Pomegranate
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 0.6µg Pomegranate
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 0.12g 0.022g Lime
Monounsaturated Fat 0.093g 0.019g Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.055g Pomegranate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pomegranate 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
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 food.
Protein
10%
Pomegranate
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
19%
Pomegranate
11%
Lime
Fats
5%
Pomegranate
1%
Lime

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 is lower in Sugar?
Lime
Lime is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.