Lime vs. Strawberries

Nutrition comparison of Lime and Strawberries


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

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

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

  • Both strawberries and lime are high in Vitamin C.
  • Lime has more beta-carotene than strawberry, however, strawberry contains more lutein + zeaxanthin than lime.
  • Lime is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Strawberry has more niacin and folate.
Detailed nutritional comparison of lime and strawberries 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: Lime (Limes, raw) and Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and lime has 30 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, lime is heavier in carbs and similar to strawberries for protein and fat. Lime has a macronutrient ratio of 6:90:4 and for strawberries, 8:85:7 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Lime Strawberries
Protein 6% 8%
Carbohydrates 90% 85%
Fat 4% 7%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and lime has 10.5g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Lime is a great source of dietary fiber and it has 40% more dietary fiber than strawberry - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and lime has 2.8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of sugar - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and lime has 1.7g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of protein - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and lime has 0.7g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and lime are high in Vitamin C. Strawberry has 102% more Vitamin C than lime - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and lime has 29.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and lime has 2ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and lime has 0.22mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and lime has 0.6ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

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

Lime Strawberries
Thiamin 0.03 MG 0.024 MG
Riboflavin 0.02 MG 0.022 MG
Niacin 0.2 MG 0.386 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.217 MG 0.125 MG
Vitamin B6 0.043 MG 0.047 MG
Folate 8 UG 24 UG

Minerals

calcium

Lime has 106% more calcium than strawberry - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and lime has 33mg of calcium.

iron

Strawberries and lime contain similar amounts of iron - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and lime has 0.6mg of iron.

potassium

Strawberry has 50% more potassium than lime - strawberry has 153mg 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,

Lime Strawberries
Quercetin 0.4 mg 1.11 mg
kaempferol ~ 0.5 mg
myricetin ~ 0.04 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, lime has more beta-carotene than strawberry per 100 grams, however, strawberry contains more lutein + zeaxanthin than lime per 100 grams.

Lime Strawberries
beta-carotene 30 UG 7 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 26 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Lime Strawberries
alpha linoleic acid 0.019 G 0.065 G
Total 0.019 G 0.065 G

omega 6s

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

Lime Strawberries
linoleic acid 0.036 G 0.09 G
Total 0.036 G 0.09 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by weight, but sometimes 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for food. View a custom portion comparison (e.g. cups, oz, package).

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

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