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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 RAE, 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
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Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +188.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +225%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.1%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +188.9%
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
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10
Apricot
Contains more Vitamin A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
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 Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Apricot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 9.12g Apple
Protein 0.26g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.17g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 13.81g 11.12g Apple
Calories 52kcal 48kcal Apple
Starch 0.05g g Apple
Fructose 5.9g 0.94g Apple
Sugar 10.39g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 2.4g 2g Apple
Calcium 6mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.12mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 5mg 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 11mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 107mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.04mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.027mg 0.078mg Apricot
Vitamin A 54IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.6mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.03mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.054mg Apricot
Folate 3µg 9µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.006mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.006mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.013mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.012mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.001mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.012mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.005mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Apple
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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 to 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.