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Apple vs Common plum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Apple and Common plum

  • Apple has less Vitamin C.
  • Apple has 2 times more Fiber than Common plum. Apple has 2.4g of Fiber, while Common plum has 1.4g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Plums, 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 +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Contains more Iron +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +46.7%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Calcium - 6

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
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 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +538.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +190.9%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

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
9
Common plum
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
7
Common plum

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
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Common plum
Fats
1%
Apple
1%
Common plum

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Common plum
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?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sugars (difference - 0.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common plum
Common plum is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common plum
Common plum is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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)

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 Common plum Opinion
Calories 52 46 Apple
Protein 0.26 0.7 Common plum
Fats 0.17 0.28 Common plum
Vitamin C 4.6 9.5 Common plum
Carbs 13.81 11.42 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.17 Common plum
Calcium 6 6
Potassium 107 157 Common plum
Magnesium 5 7 Common plum
Sugars 10.39 9.92 Common plum
Fiber 2.4 1.4 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.057 Common plum
Zinc 0.04 0.1 Common plum
Starch 0.05 0 Apple
Phosphorus 11 16 Common plum
Sodium 1 0 Common plum
Vitamin A 54 345 Common plum
Vitamin E 0.18 0.26 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.028 Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.026
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.417 Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.135 Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.029 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 6.4 Common plum
Folate 3 5 Common plum
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.017 Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.134 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 0.044 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 0.009 Common plum
Threonine 0.006 0.01 Common plum
Isoleucine 0.006 0.014 Common plum
Leucine 0.013 0.015 Common plum
Lysine 0.012 0.016 Common plum
Methionine 0.001 0.008 Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.014 Common plum
Valine 0.012 0.016 Common plum
Histidine 0.005 0.009 Common plum
Fructose 5.9 3.07 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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.