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Apricot vs. Avocado — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apricot and Avocado different?

  • Apricot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, while Avocado is higher in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B3.
  • Avocado covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 23% more than Apricot.
  • Apricot contains 14 times more Vitamin A RAE than Avocado. Apricot contains 96µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Avocado contains 7µg.
  • Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat.

Apricots, raw and Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Manganese +84.4%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Manganese +84.4%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +776%
Contains more Vitamin E +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375.9%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +536.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Contains more Vitamin A +776%
Contains more Vitamin E +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +478.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375.9%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +407.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +536.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +30.4%
Contains more Water +17.9%
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Contains more Fats +3659%
Contains more Other +113.5%
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
Contains more Carbs +30.4%
Contains more Water +17.9%
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Contains more Fats +3659%
Contains more Other +113.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5664.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2258.4%
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5664.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2258.4%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +9683.3%
Contains more Glucose +540.5%
Contains more Fructose +683.3%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +9683.3%
Contains more Glucose +540.5%
Contains more Fructose +683.3%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Apricot Avocado
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 price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Avocado Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 1.83g Apricot
Protein 1.4g 2g Avocado
Fats 0.39g 14.66g Avocado
Carbs 11.12g 8.53g Apricot
Calories 48kcal 160kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g Avocado
Fructose 0.94g 0.12g Apricot
Sugar 9.24g 0.66g Avocado
Fiber 2g 6.7g Avocado
Calcium 13mg 12mg Apricot
Iron 0.39mg 0.55mg Avocado
Magnesium 10mg 29mg Avocado
Phosphorus 23mg 52mg Avocado
Potassium 259mg 485mg Avocado
Sodium 1mg 7mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.64mg Avocado
Copper 0.078mg 0.19mg Avocado
Manganese 0.077mg 0.142mg Avocado
Selenium 0.1µg 0.4µg Avocado
Vitamin A 1279IU 146IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 96µg 7µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 2.07mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 10mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.067mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.13mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.738mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 1.389mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.257mg Avocado
Folate 9µg 81µg Avocado
Choline 2.8mg 14.2mg Avocado
Vitamin K 3.3µg 21µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.025mg Avocado
Threonine 0.047mg 0.073mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.084mg Avocado
Leucine 0.077mg 0.143mg Avocado
Lysine 0.097mg 0.132mg Avocado
Methionine 0.006mg 0.038mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.097mg Avocado
Valine 0.047mg 0.107mg Avocado
Histidine 0.027mg 0.049mg Avocado
Saturated Fat 0.027g 2.126g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 9.799g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 1.816g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Avocado
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
15%
Apricot
33%
Avocado
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Apricot
21%
Avocado

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.58g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.