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Mandarin orange vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 10.58g)
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 - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Mandarin orange Fruit salad
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
Mandarin orange Fruit salad
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
18
Mandarin orange
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
6
Mandarin orange
5
Fruit salad

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
:
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Copper +19%
Contains more Zinc +100%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356
Contains more Vitamin C +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356

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%
Mandarin orange
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
0%
Fruit salad

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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 Mandarin orange Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 53 50 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81 0.51 Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31 0.03 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7 3.3 Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34 13.05 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 0.25 Fruit salad
Calcium 37 11 Mandarin orange
Potassium 166 116 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 12 8 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.8 1 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042 0.05 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.07 0.14 Fruit salad
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 14 Mandarin orange
Sodium 2 5 Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681 600 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.011 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.014 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376 0.356 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.053 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.027 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Mandarin orange
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 0.005 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 0.011 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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