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Mandarin orange vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sugars (difference - 8.08g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.039 g)

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 Lemon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange 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
18
Mandarin orange
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Mandarin orange
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 +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +300%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Iron +300%
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
:
2
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +2995.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin A +2995.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
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 Mandarin orange Lemon Opinion
Calories 53 29 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.31 0.3 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7 53 Lemon
Carbs 13.34 9.32 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 37 26 Mandarin orange
Potassium 166 138 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 12 8 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 2.5 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.8 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.042 0.037 Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07 0.06 Mandarin orange
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 16 Mandarin orange
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 681 22 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 0.15 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.04 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.02 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376 0.1 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.19 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.039
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 0.011 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 0.089 Lemon
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)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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