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Apricot vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Apricot and Fruit salad

  • Fruit salad contains less Vitamin C and Vitamin A than Apricot.
  • Fruit salad has 3 times less Vitamin A than Apricot. Apricot has 96µg of Vitamin A, while Fruit salad has 30µg.

Food types used in this article are Apricots, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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
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Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +56%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 11% 6% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +56%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +123.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +56%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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
Apricot
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +203%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +200%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 36% 0% 0% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +203%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +352.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +200%

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
16
Apricot
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
7
Fruit salad

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
8%
Apricot
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
2%
Apricot
0%
Fruit salad

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.
Apricot Fruit salad
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Apricot Fruit salad
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?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (difference - 9.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Apricot Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 48 50 Fruit salad
Protein 1.4 0.51 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.03 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 3.3 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 13.05 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.25 Apricot
Calcium 13 11 Apricot
Potassium 259 116 Apricot
Magnesium 10 8 Apricot
Sugars 9.24 Fruit salad
Fiber 2 1 Apricot
Copper 0.078 0.05 Apricot
Zinc 0.2 0.14 Apricot
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Phosphorus 23 14 Apricot
Sodium 1 5 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 600 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.011 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.014 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.356 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.053 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.027 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 Apricot
Folate 9 3 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.005 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.011 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 0.94 Apricot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.