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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Apple
3
:
Contains more Potassium +122.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Contains more Potassium +122.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Contains more Zinc +425%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.3%
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 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 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.3%
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 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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
4
Apple
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Apple
3%
Purple mangosteen

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 Purple mangosteen
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Purple mangosteen
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?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen contains less Sugars (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 lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
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 cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 52 73 Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.26 0.41 Purple mangosteen
Fats 0.17 0.58 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 4.6 2.9 Apple
Carbs 13.81 17.91 Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.12 0.3 Purple mangosteen
Calcium 6 12 Purple mangosteen
Potassium 107 48 Apple
Magnesium 5 13 Purple mangosteen
Sugars 10.39 Purple mangosteen
Fiber 2.4 1.8 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.069 Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.04 0.21 Purple mangosteen
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 8 Apple
Sodium 1 7 Apple
Vitamin A 54 35 Apple
Vitamin E 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.286 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.032 Apple
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.018 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Apple
Folate 3 31 Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Apple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 Apple
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.012 Apple
Methionine 0.001 Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 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 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. 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.