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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
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
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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

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 Common plum
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Common plum Opinion
Calories 52kcal 46kcal Apple
Protein 0.26g 0.7g Common plum
Fats 0.17g 0.28g Common plum
Vitamin C 4.6mg 9.5mg Common plum
Net carbs 11.41g 10.02g Apple
Carbs 13.81g 11.42g Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.12mg 0.17mg Common plum
Calcium 6mg 6mg
Potassium 107mg 157mg Common plum
Magnesium 5mg 7mg Common plum
Sugar 10.39g 9.92g Common plum
Fiber 2.4g 1.4g Apple
Copper 0.027mg 0.057mg Common plum
Zinc 0.04mg 0.1mg Common plum
Starch 0.05g 0g Apple
Phosphorus 11mg 16mg Common plum
Sodium 1mg 0mg Common plum
Vitamin A 54IU 345IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.26mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.028mg Common plum
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.026mg
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.417mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.135mg Common plum
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.029mg Apple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 6.4µg Common plum
Folate 3µg 5µg Common plum
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.017g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.134g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.044g Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.009mg Common plum
Threonine 0.006mg 0.01mg Common plum
Isoleucine 0.006mg 0.014mg Common plum
Leucine 0.013mg 0.015mg Common plum
Lysine 0.012mg 0.016mg Common plum
Methionine 0.001mg 0.008mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.014mg Common plum
Valine 0.012mg 0.016mg Common plum
Histidine 0.005mg 0.009mg Common plum
Fructose 5.9g 3.07g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
2%
Apple
4%
Common plum
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
11%
Common plum
Fats
1%
Apple
1%
Common plum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.