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Apple vs. Purple mangosteen — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Apple and Purple mangosteen

  • The amount of Folate in Purple mangosteen is higher than in Apple.
  • Purple mangosteen has 2 times less Potassium than Apple. Apple has 107mg of Potassium, while Purple mangosteen has 48mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Apples, raw, with skin and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Manganese +191.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9% 5% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24% 14% 0%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +122.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Manganese +191.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Apple
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +54.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.3%
Contains more Folate +933.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 2% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.3%
Contains more Folate +933.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +25%
Contains more Protein +57.7%
Contains more Fats +241.2%
Contains more Carbs +29.7%
Equal in Water - 80.94
14% 86%
Protein: 0.26 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 13.81 g
Water: 85.56 g
Other: 0.2 g
18% 81%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 17.91 g
Water: 80.94 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Other +25%
Contains more Protein +57.7%
Contains more Fats +241.2%
Contains more Carbs +29.7%
Equal in Water - 80.94

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apple Purple mangosteen
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apple Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 11.41g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.26g 0.41g Purple mangosteen
Fats 0.17g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 13.81g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 52kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch 0.05g Apple
Fructose 5.9g Apple
Sugar 10.39g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 2.4g 1.8g Apple
Calcium 6mg 12mg Purple mangosteen
Iron 0.12mg 0.3mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 5mg 13mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 11mg 8mg Apple
Potassium 107mg 48mg Apple
Sodium 1mg 7mg Apple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.027mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Manganese 0.035mg 0.102mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 54IU 35IU Apple
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 2µg Apple
Vitamin E 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin C 4.6mg 2.9mg Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.091mg 0.286mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.032mg Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041mg 0.018mg Apple
Folate 3µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Choline 3.4mg Apple
Vitamin K 2.2µg Apple
Tryptophan 0.001mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg Apple
Saturated Fat 0.028g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apple Purple mangosteen
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Apple
6%
Purple mangosteen
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
4%
Apple
7%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/nutrients
  2. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.