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Apricot vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Apricot and Lemon

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin A, however Lemon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Apricot has 96 times more Vitamin A than Lemon. While Apricot has 96µg of Vitamin A, Lemon has only 1µg.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Apricots, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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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Lemon
Contains more Potassium +87.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +110.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Potassium +87.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +110.8%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%

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
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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +5713.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
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 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5713.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +22.2%

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.
Apricot Lemon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Lemon Opinion
Calories 48kcal 29kcal Apricot
Protein 1.4g 1.1g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.3g Apricot
Vitamin C 10mg 53mg Lemon
Net carbs 9.12g 6.52g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 9.32g Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.39mg 0.6mg Lemon
Calcium 13mg 26mg Lemon
Potassium 259mg 138mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Apricot
Sugar 9.24g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 2g 2.8g Lemon
Copper 0.078mg 0.037mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.06mg Apricot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 23mg 16mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 2mg Apricot
Vitamin A 1279IU 22IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.15mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.02mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.1mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.19mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.08mg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 0µg Apricot
Folate 9µg 11µg Lemon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.039g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.011g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.089g Lemon
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Fructose 0.94g g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Lemon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
16
Apricot
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
9
Lemon

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
8%
Apricot
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Apricot
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.