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Mandarin orange vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange
Orange contains less Sugars (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (42)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Orange
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
27
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
6
Mandarin orange
6
Orange

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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4
Orange
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 40
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Equal in Zinc - 0.07
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 40
Equal in Potassium - 181
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Equal in Zinc - 0.07

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
:
4
Orange
Contains more Vitamin A +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.18
Contains more Vitamin A +202.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +99.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.18

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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
12%
Orange
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
1%
Orange

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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 Orange Opinion
Calories 53 47 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81 0.94 Orange
Fats 0.31 0.12 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7 53.2 Orange
Carbs 13.34 11.75 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 0.1 Mandarin orange
Calcium 37 40 Orange
Potassium 166 181 Orange
Magnesium 12 10 Mandarin orange
Sugars 10.58 9.35 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.8 2.4 Orange
Copper 0.042 0.045 Orange
Zinc 0.07 0.07
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 14 Mandarin orange
Sodium 2 0 Orange
Vitamin A 681 225 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 0.18 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.087 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.04 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.376 0.282 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.25 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.06 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.015 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 0.023 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 0.025 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 0.009 Orange
Threonine 0.016 0.015 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 0.025 Orange
Leucine 0.028 0.023 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 0.047 Orange
Methionine 0.002 0.02 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.018 0.031 Orange
Valine 0.021 0.04 Orange
Histidine 0.011 0.018 Orange
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