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Common fig vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sugars (difference - 13.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Common fig Lemon
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig Lemon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
8
Common fig
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Common fig
6
Lemon

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Lemon
Contains more Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
5%
Common fig
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Lemon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Common fig Lemon Opinion
Calories 74 29 Common fig
Protein 0.75 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.3 0.3
Vitamin C 2 53 Lemon
Carbs 19.18 9.32 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 35 26 Common fig
Potassium 232 138 Common fig
Magnesium 17 8 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 2.5 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 2.8 Common fig
Copper 0.07 0.037 Common fig
Zinc 0.15 0.06 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 14 16 Lemon
Sodium 1 2 Common fig
Vitamin A 142 22 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.04 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.02 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.1 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.19 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.08 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 0 Common fig
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.039 Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.011 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.089 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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