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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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Quince
2
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3
Lime
Contains more Carbs +45.2%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Contains more Protein +75%
Contains more Fats +100%
Equal in Water - 88.26
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
11% 88%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 10.54 g
Water: 88.26 g
Other: 0.3 g
Contains more Carbs +45.2%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Contains more Protein +75%
Contains more Fats +100%
Equal in Water - 88.26

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Quince
2
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1
Lime
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.055
10% 38% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
23% 20% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +89.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.055

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
Sugar 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 A RAE 2µg 2µg
Vitamin E 0.22mg 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 K 0.6µg Lime
Tryptophan 0.003mg Lime
Lysine 0.014mg Lime
Methionine 0.002mg Lime
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Quince
13%
Lime
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Quince
10%
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.