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Orange vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange
Orange contains less Sugars (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange 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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Orange 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
27
Orange
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
6
Orange
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
Orange
7
:
1
Apple
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +20%

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
Orange
7
:
1
Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +1056.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.18
Contains more Vitamin C +1056.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +209.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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
6%
Orange
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Orange
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 Orange Apple Opinion
Calories 47 52 Apple
Protein 0.94 0.26 Orange
Fats 0.12 0.17 Apple
Vitamin C 53.2 4.6 Orange
Carbs 11.75 13.81 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.1 0.12 Apple
Calcium 40 6 Orange
Potassium 181 107 Orange
Magnesium 10 5 Orange
Sugars 9.35 10.39 Apple
Fiber 2.4 2.4
Copper 0.045 0.027 Orange
Zinc 0.07 0.04 Orange
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 14 11 Orange
Sodium 0 1 Orange
Vitamin A 225 54 Orange
Vitamin E 0.18 0.18
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.017 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.026 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.282 0.091 Orange
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.061 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.041 Orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 0.028 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.007 Orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.009 0.001 Orange
Threonine 0.015 0.006 Orange
Isoleucine 0.025 0.006 Orange
Leucine 0.023 0.013 Orange
Lysine 0.047 0.012 Orange
Methionine 0.02 0.001 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 0.006 Orange
Valine 0.04 0.012 Orange
Histidine 0.018 0.005 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.