Kiwi vs. Lime

Nutrition comparison of Kiwi and Lime


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

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

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

  • Both kiwi and lime are high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber.
  • Kiwi has more folate.
  • Kiwi is an excellent source of potassium.
  • Lime has 4.3 times less sugar than kiwi.
  • Lime has 51% less calories than kiwi.
Detailed nutritional comparison of kiwi 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: Kiwi (Kiwifruit, green, 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 51% less calories than kiwi - kiwi has 61 calories per 100 grams and lime has 30 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, kiwi is lighter in carbs, heavier in fat and similar to lime for protein. Kiwi has a macronutrient ratio of 7:86:8 and for lime, 6:91:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Kiwi Lime
Protein 7% 6%
Carbohydrates 86% 91%
Fat 8% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts carbs - kiwi has 14.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and lime has 10.5g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both kiwi and lime are high in dietary fiber. Kiwi has a little more dietary fiber (7%) than lime by weight - kiwi has 3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and lime has 2.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Lime has 4.3 times less sugar than kiwi - kiwi has 9g of sugar per 100 grams and lime has 1.7g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts of protein - kiwi has 1.1g of protein per 100 grams and lime has 0.7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both kiwi and lime are low in saturated fat - kiwi has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and lime has 0.02g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both kiwi and lime are high in Vitamin C. Kiwi has 219% more Vitamin C than lime - kiwi has 92.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and lime has 29.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - kiwi has 4ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and lime has 2ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - kiwi has 1.5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and lime has 0.22mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Kiwi has 66 times more Vitamin K than lime - kiwi has 40.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and lime has 0.6ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Kiwi has more folate. Both kiwi and lime contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Kiwi Lime
Thiamin 0.027 MG 0.03 MG
Riboflavin 0.025 MG 0.02 MG
Niacin 0.341 MG 0.2 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.183 MG 0.217 MG
Vitamin B6 0.063 MG 0.043 MG
Folate 25 UG 8 UG

Minerals

calcium

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts of calcium - kiwi has 34mg of calcium per 100 grams and lime has 33mg of calcium.

iron

Kiwi and lime contain similar amounts of iron - kiwi has 0.31mg of iron per 100 grams and lime has 0.6mg of iron.

potassium

Kiwi is an excellent source of potassium and it has 206% more potassium than lime - kiwi has 312mg of potassium per 100 grams and lime has 102mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, kiwi has more luteolin and kaempferol than lime per 100 grams, however, lime contains more quercetin than kiwi per 100 grams.

Kiwi Lime
luteolin 0.74 mg ~
kaempferol 1.03 mg ~
Quercetin 0.04 mg 0.4 mg

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 kiwi and lime contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Kiwi Lime
beta-carotene 52 UG 30 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 122 UG ~

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, kiwi has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than lime per 100 grams.

Kiwi Lime
alpha linoleic acid 0.042 G 0.019 G
Total 0.042 G 0.019 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, kiwi has more linoleic acid than lime per 100 grams.

Kiwi Lime
linoleic acid 0.246 G 0.036 G
Total 0.246 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: Kiwi (Kiwifruit, green, raw) and Lime (Limes, raw) .

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