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Fruit salad vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Fruit salad Lemon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Fruit salad Lemon
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
6
Fruit salad
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
5
Fruit salad
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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5
Lemon
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Magnesium - 8
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Magnesium - 8

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
:
7
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +2627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin C +1506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin C +1506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%

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
3%
Fruit salad
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
9%
Lemon
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
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 Fruit salad Lemon Opinion
Calories 50 29 Fruit salad
Protein 0.51 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.03 0.3 Lemon
Vitamin C 3.3 53 Lemon
Carbs 13.05 9.32 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 11 26 Lemon
Potassium 116 138 Lemon
Magnesium 8 8
Sugars 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 1 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.05 0.037 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.14 0.06 Fruit salad
Starch
Phosphorus 14 16 Lemon
Sodium 5 2 Lemon
Vitamin A 600 22 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.014 0.02 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.356 0.1 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053 0.19 Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.027 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Lemon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.004 0.039 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.011 Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011 0.089 Lemon
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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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