Currants vs. Lime

Nutrition comparison of Currants and Lime


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of currants versus lime (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in currants and lime:

  • Both lime and currants are high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber.
  • Currant has more riboflavin, however, lime contains more pantothenic acid.
  • Currant is a great source of potassium.
  • Lime has 3.3 times less sugar than currant.
Detailed nutritional comparison of currants and lime is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Currants (Currants, red and white, raw) and Lime (Limes, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Lime has 46% less calories than currant - lime has 30 calories per 100 grams and currant has 56 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, currants is similar to lime for protein, carbs and fat. Currants has a macronutrient ratio of 9:88:3 and for lime, 6:91:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Currants Lime
Protein 9% 6%
Carbohydrates 88% 91%
Fat 3% 3%
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carbohydrates

Lime and currants contain similar amounts carbs - lime has 10.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and currant has 13.8g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both lime and currants are high in dietary fiber. Currant has 54% more dietary fiber than lime - lime has 2.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and currant has 4.3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Lime has 3.3 times less sugar than currant - lime has 1.7g of sugar per 100 grams and currant has 7.4g of sugar.



Protein

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Lime and currants contain similar amounts of protein - lime has 0.7g of protein per 100 grams and currant has 1.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both lime and currants are low in saturated fat - lime has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and currant has 0.02g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both lime and currants are high in Vitamin C. Currant has 41% more Vitamin C than lime - lime has 29.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and currant has 41mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Lime and currants contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - lime has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and currant has 2ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Lime and currants contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - lime has 0.22mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and currant has 0.1mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Lime and currants contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - lime has 0.6ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and currant has 11ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Currant has more riboflavin, however, lime contains more pantothenic acid. Both currants and lime contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Currants Lime
Thiamin 0.04 MG 0.03 MG
Riboflavin 0.05 MG 0.02 MG
Niacin 0.1 MG 0.2 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.064 MG 0.217 MG
Vitamin B6 0.07 MG 0.043 MG
Folate 8 UG 8 UG

Minerals

calcium

Lime and currants contain similar amounts of calcium - lime has 33mg of calcium per 100 grams and currant has 33mg of calcium.

iron

Currant has 67% more iron than lime - lime has 0.6mg of iron per 100 grams and currant has 1mg of iron.

potassium

Currant is a great source of potassium and it has 170% more potassium than lime - lime has 102mg of potassium per 100 grams and currant has 275mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both currants and lime contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Currants Lime
beta-carotene 25 UG 30 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 47 UG ~

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both currants and lime contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Currants Lime
alpha linoleic acid 0.035 G 0.019 G
Total 0.035 G 0.019 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both currants and lime contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Currants Lime
linoleic acid 0.053 G 0.036 G
Total 0.053 G 0.036 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Currants (Currants, red and white, raw) and Lime (Limes, raw) .

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