Lemon vs Lime: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Lemon - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Lime - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Lemon

At first glance, you can see that in lemon is just a little less calories than in lime.

Lemon has 29 kcal per 100g and lime 30 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 3%.

In lemon and in lime most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare lemon with lime in details.

Fact 2: Lemon And Lime Nutrition Difference

Lime vs Lemon: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gLemonLime
Calories29 30
Carbohydrates9.32 g10.54 g
Fat0.3 g0.2 g
Dietary fiber2.8 g2.8 g
Protein1.1 g0.7 g
Calcium26 mg33 mg
Iron0.6 mg0.6 mg
Magnessium8 mg6 mg
Potassium138 mg102 mg
Sodium2 mg2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.04 mg0.03 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.02 mg0.02 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg0.2 mg
Vitaminium B60.08 mg0.043 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)11 mg0.008 mg
Vitaminium C53 mg29.1 mg
Vitaminium E0.15 mg0.22 mg

More protein in lemon

It is aslo easy to see see that in lemon is more protein than in lime.

There is 0.7g per 100g of lime and 1.1g per 100g of lemon so using simple math we can see that difference is about 57%.

Less carbohydrates in lemon

In lemon is less carbohydrates than in lime.

There is 10.54g/100g of carbohydrates in lime and 9.32g/100g in lemon so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 13%.

More fat in lemon

In lemon is more fats than in lime.

The tables above show us that there is 0.2g/100g of fats in lime and 0.3g/100g in lemon. In this case difference is about 50%.


  • Calories29
  • Carbohydrates9.32 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein1.1 g
Lemon calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 84% CARBS.
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 6% FAT


  • Calories30
  • Carbohydrates10.54 g
  • Fat0.2 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein0.7 g
Lime calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 90% CARBS
  • 6% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

Vitamins: lime vs lemon

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine): lemon 33% more than lime
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): lime 0% more than lemon
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): lime 100% more than lemon
  • Vitaminium B6: lemon 86% more than lime
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): lemon 137400% more than lime
  • Vitaminium C: lemon 82% more than lime
  • Vitaminium E: lime 47% more than lemon

Minerals: lemon vs lime

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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