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Lime nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lime

Lime
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
32 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 NLEA serving (67 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-1.7 (alkaline)
Calories
30
84% Vitamin C
72% Fiber
58% Calcium
52% Carbs
51% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 84% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Calcium, Carbs, and Vitamin A.

Lime Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

32

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Macronutrients chart

11% 89%
Protein:
Daily Value: 1%
0.7 g of 50 g
1%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.2 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 4%
10.54 g of 300 g
4%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
88.26 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.3 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 30
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 33mg 3%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 102mg 3%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 10% 23% 5% 8% 9% 1% 3% 22% 2% 3% 3%
Calcium: 33 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 0.6 mg of 8 mg 8%
Magnesium: 6 mg of 420 mg 1%
Phosphorus: 18 mg of 700 mg 3%
Potassium: 102 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.11 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.065 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.008 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.4 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 5.1 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
33 mg
TOP 42%
Copper
0.065 mg
TOP 73%
Iron
0.6 mg
TOP 73%
Potassium
102 mg
TOP 82%
Phosphorus
18 mg
TOP 89%
Zinc
0.11 mg
TOP 90%
Magnesium
6 mg
TOP 90%
Selenium
0.4 µg
TOP 91%
Choline
5.1 mg
TOP 92%
Manganese
0.008 mg
TOP 93%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 50 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.22 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 29.1 mg of 90 mg 32%
Vitamin B1: 0.03 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.2 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.217 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.043 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 8 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.6 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
29.1 mg
TOP 16%
Vitamin A
50 IU
TOP 49%
Folate
8 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin E
0.22 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin K
0.6 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B5
0.217 mg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B6
0.043 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin B1
0.03 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B3
0.2 mg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B2
0.02 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 4% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Tryptophan: 3 mg of 280 mg 1%
Threonine: 0 mg of 1,050 mg 0%
Isoleucine: 0 mg of 1,400 mg 0%
Leucine: 0 mg of 2,730 mg 0%
Lysine: 14 mg of 2,100 mg 1%
Methionine: 2 mg of 1,050 mg 0%
Phenylalanine: 0 mg of 1,750 mg 0%
Valine: 0 mg of 1,820 mg 0%
Histidine: 0 mg of 700 mg 0%

Fat type information

0.022% 0.019% 0.055%
Saturated Fat: 0.022 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.019 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g

Fiber content ratio for Lime

1.69% 2.8% 6.05%
Sugar: 1.69 g
Fiber: 2.8 g
Other: 6.05 g

All nutrients for Lime per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 2% 88% 0.7g 4 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 88% 0.2g 166.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 4% 48% 10.54g 2.7 times less than Rice
Calories 2% 94% 30kcal 1.6 times less than Orange
Sugar 0% 61% 1.69g 5.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 11% 28% 2.8g 1.2 times more than Orange
Calcium 3% 42% 33mg 3.8 times less than Milk
Iron 8% 73% 0.6mg 4.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 1% 90% 6mg 23.3 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 3% 89% 18mg 10.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 82% 102mg 1.4 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 96% 2mg 245 times less than White Bread
Zinc 1% 90% 0.11mg 57.4 times less than Beef
Copper 7% 73% 0.07mg 2.2 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 74% 0.22mg 6.6 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 32% 16% 29.1mg 1.8 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 82% 0.03mg 8.9 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 92% 0.02mg 6.5 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 87% 0.2mg 47.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 80% 0.22mg 5.2 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 81% 0.04mg 2.8 times less than Oat
Folate 2% 68% 8µg 7.6 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 1% 80% 0.6µg 169.3 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 98% 0mg 101.7 times less than Chicken meat
Lysine 0% 98% 0.01mg 32.3 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 98% 0mg 48 times less than Quinoa
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 91% 0.02g 268 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 89% 0.02g 515.7 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 89% 0.06g 857.7 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168155/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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