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Pomelo vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Pomelo and Lime

  • Pomelo is richer in Vitamin C, yet Lime is richer in Fiber, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pomelo is 35% higher.
  • Pomelo contains 2 times more Potassium than Lime. Pomelo contains 216mg of Potassium, while Lime contains 102mg.

Food types used in this article are Pummelo, 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
Pomelo
2
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5
Lime
Contains more Potassium +111.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 20% 5% 16% 3% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 10% 9% 5% 22% 3% 8% 1%
Contains more Potassium +111.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +445.5%
Contains more Calcium +725%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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
Pomelo
4
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7
Lime
Contains more Vitamin C +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 204% 1% 0% 0% 9% 7% 5% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0%
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 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin A +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pomelo Lime Opinion
Calories 38kcal 30kcal Pomelo
Protein 0.76g 0.7g Pomelo
Fats 0.04g 0.2g Lime
Vitamin C 61mg 29.1mg Pomelo
Net carbs 8.62g 7.74g Pomelo
Carbs 9.62g 10.54g Lime
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lime
Iron 0.11mg 0.6mg Lime
Calcium 4mg 33mg Lime
Potassium 216mg 102mg Pomelo
Magnesium 6mg 6mg
Sugar g 1.69g Pomelo
Fiber 1g 2.8g Lime
Copper 0.048mg 0.065mg Lime
Zinc 0.08mg 0.11mg Lime
Starch g g
Phosphorus 17mg 18mg Lime
Sodium 1mg 2mg Pomelo
Vitamin A 8IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.03mg Pomelo
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.02mg Pomelo
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.2mg Pomelo
Vitamin B5 mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.036mg 0.043mg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg Lime
Folate µg 8µg Lime
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.022g Pomelo
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.019g Lime
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.055g Lime
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pomelo Lime
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
19
Pomelo
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
7
Pomelo
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
5%
Pomelo
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
10%
Pomelo
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Pomelo
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pomelo
Pomelo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pomelo
Pomelo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pomelo
Pomelo is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pomelo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167754/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.