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Date palm vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Date palm
Date palm is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Date palm
Date palm is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apple
Apple contains less Sugars (difference - 52.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Date palm Apple
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Date palm Apple
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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
Date palm
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
22
Date palm
3
Apple

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
:
1
Apple
Contains more Iron +750%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Potassium +513.1%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Copper +663%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +463.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +750%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Potassium +513.1%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Copper +663%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +463.6%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
3
Apple
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +865.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050%
Contains more Vitamin A +440%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +865.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1050%
Contains more Vitamin A +440%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%

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
15%
Date palm
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
75%
Date palm
14%
Apple
Fats
2%
Date palm
1%
Apple

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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 Date palm Apple Opinion
Calories 282 52 Date palm
Protein 2.45 0.26 Date palm
Fats 0.39 0.17 Date palm
Vitamin C 0.4 4.6 Apple
Carbs 75.03 13.81 Date palm
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.02 0.12 Date palm
Calcium 39 6 Date palm
Potassium 656 107 Date palm
Magnesium 43 5 Date palm
Sugars 63.35 10.39 Date palm
Fiber 8 2.4 Date palm
Copper 0.206 0.027 Date palm
Zinc 0.29 0.04 Date palm
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 62 11 Date palm
Sodium 2 1 Apple
Vitamin A 10 54 Apple
Vitamin E 0.05 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.017 Date palm
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.026 Date palm
Vitamin B3 1.274 0.091 Date palm
Vitamin B5 0.589 0.061 Date palm
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.041 Date palm
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.7 2.2 Date palm
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.028 Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.007 Date palm
Polyunsaturated fat 0.019 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.012 0.001 Date palm
Threonine 0.043 0.006 Date palm
Isoleucine 0.049 0.006 Date palm
Leucine 0.084 0.013 Date palm
Lysine 0.066 0.012 Date palm
Methionine 0.022 0.001 Date palm
Phenylalanine 0.05 0.006 Date palm
Valine 0.071 0.012 Date palm
Histidine 0.032 0.005 Date palm
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.