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Apple vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Apple and Apricot

  • Apple contains less Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Copper than Apricot.

Food types used in this article are Apples, raw, with skin and Apricots, raw.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apple
0
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Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +188.9%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +188.9%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
Apple
0
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10
Apricot
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +559.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 4% 4% 0% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 0% 6% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +559.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +200%

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
5
Apple
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
11
Apricot

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
2%
Apple
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Apple
2%
Apricot

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Apricot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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 Apple Apricot Opinion
Calories 52 48 Apple
Protein 0.26 1.4 Apricot
Fats 0.17 0.39 Apricot
Vitamin C 4.6 10 Apricot
Carbs 13.81 11.12 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.39 Apricot
Calcium 6 13 Apricot
Potassium 107 259 Apricot
Magnesium 5 10 Apricot
Sugars 10.39 9.24 Apricot
Fiber 2.4 2 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.078 Apricot
Zinc 0.04 0.2 Apricot
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 23 Apricot
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 54 1279 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.18 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.03 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.04 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.6 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.24 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.054 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 3.3 Apricot
Folate 3 9 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.027 Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 0.077 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.001 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.006 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.006 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.013 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.012 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.001 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.012 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.005 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 5.9 0.94 Apple

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.