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Apple vs Orange juice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apple and Orange juice different?

  • Apple is higher in Fiber, however Orange juice is richer in Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Orange juice is 50% higher.
  • Apple contains 12 times more Fiber than Orange juice. While Apple contains 2.4g of Fiber, Orange juice contains only 0.2g.
  • Orange juice has less Sugar.

Apples, raw, with skin and Orange juice, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +86.9%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
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 8% 4% 18% 8% 15% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +86.9%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +63%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
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
3
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Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Contains more Vitamin C +987%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.5%
Contains more Folate +900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04
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 167% 12% 1% 0% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 0% 1% 23%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Contains more Vitamin C +987%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.5%
Contains more Folate +900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04

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
22
Orange juice
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
7
Orange juice

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%
Orange juice
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
10%
Orange juice
Fats
1%
Apple
1%
Orange juice

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apple Orange juice
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 is lower in Sugar?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Orange juice
Orange juice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange juice
Orange juice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Orange juice Opinion
Calories 52 45 Apple
Protein 0.26 0.7 Orange juice
Fats 0.17 0.2 Orange juice
Vitamin C 4.6 50 Orange juice
Carbs 13.81 10.4 Apple
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.2 Orange juice
Calcium 6 11 Orange juice
Potassium 107 200 Orange juice
Magnesium 5 11 Orange juice
Sugar 10.39 8.4 Orange juice
Fiber 2.4 0.2 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.044 Orange juice
Zinc 0.04 0.05 Orange juice
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 17 Orange juice
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 54 200 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.18 0.04 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.09 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.03 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.4 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.19 Orange juice
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.04 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 0.1 Apple
Folate 3 30 Orange juice
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.024 Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.036 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 0.04 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 0.002 Orange juice
Threonine 0.006 0.008 Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.006 0.008 Orange juice
Leucine 0.013 0.013
Lysine 0.012 0.009 Apple
Methionine 0.001 0.003 Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.006 0.009 Orange juice
Valine 0.012 0.011 Apple
Histidine 0.005 0.003 Apple
Fructose 5.9 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 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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.