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Apple vs Kiwifruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Apple and Kiwifruit

  • Apple contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Folate than Kiwifruit.
  • Kiwifruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 98% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Kiwifruit, green, 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 less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +381.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +381.5%

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 A +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +711.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1915.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1731.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.025
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 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +711.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1915.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1731.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.025

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 Kiwifruit
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Kiwifruit Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 11.66g Kiwifruit
Protein 0.26g 1.14g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.17g 0.52g Kiwifruit
Carbs 13.81g 14.66g Kiwifruit
Calories 52kcal 61kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0.05g 0g Apple
Fructose 5.9g 4.35g Apple
Sugar 10.39g 8.99g Kiwifruit
Fiber 2.4g 3g Kiwifruit
Calcium 6mg 34mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.12mg 0.31mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 5mg 17mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 11mg 34mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 107mg 312mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 1mg 3mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.14mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.027mg 0.13mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 54IU 87IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 0.18mg 1.46mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.6mg 92.7mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.025mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.341mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.183mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.063mg Kiwifruit
Folate 3µg 25µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 40.3µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.001mg 0.015mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.006mg 0.047mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.006mg 0.051mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.013mg 0.066mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.012mg 0.061mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.001mg 0.024mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.006mg 0.044mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.012mg 0.057mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.005mg 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.029g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.047g Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g 0.287g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Kiwifruit
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
42
Kiwifruit
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
15
Kiwifruit

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
7%
Kiwifruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
15%
Kiwifruit
Fats
1%
Apple
2%
Kiwifruit

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.