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Quince vs Lime - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Quince and Lime

  • Quince is higher in Copper, yet Lime is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Lime covers your daily Vitamin C needs 16% more than Quince.
  • Quince contains 2 times more Copper than Lime. While Quince contains 0.13mg of Copper, Lime contains only 0.065mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Quinces, 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
Quince
4
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4
Lime
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22%
Contains more Iron +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.1%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +175%
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
Quince
1
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9
Lime
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +94%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
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 B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +94%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.043

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Lime Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 7.74g Quince
Protein 0.4g 0.7g Lime
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Lime
Carbs 15.3g 10.54g Quince
Calories 57kcal 30kcal Quince
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.69g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 2.8g Lime
Calcium 11mg 33mg Lime
Iron 0.7mg 0.6mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 6mg Quince
Phosphorus 17mg 18mg Lime
Potassium 197mg 102mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 2mg Lime
Zinc 0.04mg 0.11mg Lime
Copper 0.13mg 0.065mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 50IU Lime
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lime
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lime
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lime
Vitamin C 15mg 29.1mg Lime
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Lime
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.2mg
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.217mg Lime
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.043mg Lime
Folate 3µg 8µg Lime
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.6µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.022g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.019g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.055g Lime

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince 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
7
Quince
13
Lime
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
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
2%
Quince
4%
Lime
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
11%
Lime
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Lime

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lime
Lime contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lime
Lime is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Lime
Lime is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lime
Lime is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.