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Nectarine vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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.
Nectarine Apple
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
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
Nectarine 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
9
Nectarine
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Nectarine
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
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0
Apple
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 6

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
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1
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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
6%
Nectarine
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Nectarine
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 Nectarine Apple Opinion
Calories 44 52 Apple
Protein 1.06 0.26 Nectarine
Fats 0.32 0.17 Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4 4.6 Nectarine
Carbs 10.55 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.12 Nectarine
Calcium 6 6
Potassium 201 107 Nectarine
Magnesium 9 5 Nectarine
Sugars 7.89 10.39 Apple
Fiber 1.7 2.4 Apple
Copper 0.086 0.027 Nectarine
Zinc 0.17 0.04 Nectarine
Starch 0.07 0.05 Nectarine
Phosphorus 26 11 Nectarine
Sodium 0 1 Nectarine
Vitamin A 332 54 Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77 0.18 Nectarine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.017 Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.026 Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125 0.091 Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185 0.061 Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025 0.041 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 2.2
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.028 Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.007 Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.051 Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005 0.001 Nectarine
Threonine 0.009 0.006 Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009 0.006 Nectarine
Leucine 0.014 0.013 Nectarine
Lysine 0.016 0.012 Nectarine
Methionine 0.006 0.001 Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021 0.006 Nectarine
Valine 0.013 0.012 Nectarine
Histidine 0.008 0.005 Nectarine
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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