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Orange juice vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sugars (difference - 5.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Orange juice 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
25
Orange juice
25
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Orange juice
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 Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16
Contains more Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16

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
:
3
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Contains more Vitamin A +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19

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
4%
Orange juice
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
10%
Orange juice
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Orange juice
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 Orange juice Lemon Opinion
Calories 45 29 Orange juice
Protein 0.7 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.2 0.3 Lemon
Vitamin C 50 53 Lemon
Carbs 10.4 9.32 Orange juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 11 26 Lemon
Potassium 200 138 Orange juice
Magnesium 11 8 Orange juice
Sugars 8.4 2.5 Orange juice
Fiber 0.2 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.044 0.037 Orange juice
Zinc 0.05 0.06 Lemon
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Phosphorus 17 16 Orange juice
Sodium 1 2 Orange juice
Vitamin A 200 22 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.04 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.02 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.1 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.19
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Orange juice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.024 0.039 Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.011 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 0.089 Lemon
Tryptophan 0.002 Orange juice
Threonine 0.008 Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008 Orange juice
Leucine 0.013 Orange juice
Lysine 0.009 Orange juice
Methionine 0.003 Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.009 Orange juice
Valine 0.011 Orange juice
Histidine 0.003 Orange juice
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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