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Acerola vs. Crabapple (Malus) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Acerola and Crabapple (Malus) different?

  • Acerola is higher than Crabapple (Malus) in Vitamin C.
  • Acerola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 1855% more than Crabapple (Malus).
  • Acerola contains 3 times more Magnesium than Crabapple (Malus). Acerola contains 18mg of Magnesium, while Crabapple (Malus) contains 7mg.

Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw and Crabapples, raw types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 8% 13% 5% 13% 1% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 5% 7% 18% 1% 0% 23% 15% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +28.4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1817.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20870%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 8% 19% 3% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 27% 8% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1817.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20870%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +15.8%
Contains more Carbs +159.4%
Contains more Other +105%
Equal in Protein - 0.4
Equal in Fats - 0.3
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
20% 79%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.95 g
Water: 78.94 g
Other: 0.41 g
Contains more Water +15.8%
Contains more Carbs +159.4%
Contains more Other +105%
Equal in Protein - 0.4
Equal in Fats - 0.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +583.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.088
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
32% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +583.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.088

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Acerola Crabapple (Malus)
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Acerola Crabapple (Malus) Opinion
Net carbs 6.59g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Protein 0.4g 0.4g
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 7.69g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Calories 32kcal 76kcal Crabapple (Malus)
Fiber 1.1g Acerola
Calcium 12mg 18mg Crabapple (Malus)
Iron 0.2mg 0.36mg Crabapple (Malus)
Magnesium 18mg 7mg Acerola
Phosphorus 11mg 15mg Crabapple (Malus)
Potassium 146mg 194mg Crabapple (Malus)
Sodium 7mg 1mg Crabapple (Malus)
Zinc 0.1mg Acerola
Copper 0.086mg 0.067mg Acerola
Manganese 0.115mg Crabapple (Malus)
Selenium 0.6µg Acerola
Vitamin A 767IU 40IU Acerola
Vitamin A RAE 38µg 2µg Acerola
Vitamin C 1677.6mg 8mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.02mg Acerola
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.1mg Acerola
Vitamin B5 0.309mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.009mg Acerola
Folate 14µg Acerola
Tryptophan 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Threonine 0.014mg Crabapple (Malus)
Isoleucine 0.016mg Crabapple (Malus)
Leucine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Lysine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Methionine 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Crabapple (Malus)
Valine 0.019mg Crabapple (Malus)
Histidine 0.006mg Crabapple (Malus)
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.048g Crabapple (Malus)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.012g Acerola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.088g Acerola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Acerola Crabapple (Malus)
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
438%
Acerola
3%
Crabapple (Malus)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Acerola
8%
Crabapple (Malus)

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Acerola
Acerola is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/nutrients
  2. Crabapple (Malus) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171721/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.