Lime Juice vs. Pomegranate Juice

Nutrition comparison of Lime Juice and Pomegranate Juice


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

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

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

  • Lime juice has 54% less calories than pomegranate juice.
  • Lime juice has 6.4 times less sugar than pomegranate juice.
  • Lime juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Pomegranate juice has more pantothenic acid.
  • Pomegranate juice is a great source of potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of lime juice and pomegranate juice 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 Juice (Lime juice, raw) and Pomegranate Juice (Pomegranate juice, bottled) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Lime juice has 54% less calories than pomegranate juice - pomegranate juice has 54 calories per 100 grams and lime juice has 25 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, lime juice is heavier in protein and similar to pomegranate juice for carbs and fat. Lime juice has a macronutrient ratio of 5:93:2 and for pomegranate juice, 1:94:5 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Lime Juice Pomegranate Juice
Protein 5% 1%
Carbohydrates 93% 94%
Fat 2% 5%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts carbs - pomegranate juice has 13.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and lime juice has 8.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - pomegranate juice has 0.1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Lime juice has 6.4 times less sugar than pomegranate juice - pomegranate juice has 12.7g of sugar per 100 grams and lime juice has 1.7g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of protein - pomegranate juice has 0.15g of protein per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.42g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both pomegranate juice and lime juice are low in saturated fat - pomegranate juice has 0.08g of saturated fat per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.01g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Lime juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 299 times more Vitamin C than pomegranate juice - pomegranate juice has 0.1mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and lime juice has 30mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Lime juice and pomegranate juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - lime juice has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pomegranate juice does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - pomegranate juice has 0.38mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.22mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - pomegranate juice has 10.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.6ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Pomegranate juice has more pantothenic acid. Both lime juice and pomegranate juice contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Lime Juice Pomegranate Juice
Thiamin 0.025 MG 0.015 MG
Riboflavin 0.015 MG 0.015 MG
Niacin 0.142 MG 0.233 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.123 MG 0.285 MG
Vitamin B6 0.038 MG 0.04 MG
Folate 10 UG 24 UG

Minerals

calcium

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of calcium - pomegranate juice has 11mg of calcium per 100 grams and lime juice has 14mg of calcium.

iron

Pomegranate juice and lime juice contain similar amounts of iron - pomegranate juice has 0.1mg of iron per 100 grams and lime juice has 0.09mg of iron.

potassium

Pomegranate juice is a great source of potassium and it has 83% more potassium than lime juice - pomegranate juice has 214mg of potassium per 100 grams and lime juice has 117mg 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 Juice Pomegranate Juice
Quercetin 0.51 mg 1.11 mg

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both lime juice and pomegranate juice contain small amounts of linoleic acid.

Lime Juice Pomegranate Juice
linoleic acid 0.015 G 0.05 G
Total 0.015 G 0.05 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: Lime Juice (Lime juice, raw) and Pomegranate Juice (Pomegranate juice, bottled) .

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