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Apricot vs Prune - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Apricot and Prune

  • Apricot has more Vitamin C, however Prune is richer in Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B3 and Magnesium.
  • Prune's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 47% more.
  • Apricot contains 17 times more Vitamin C than Prune. Apricot contains 10mg of Vitamin C, while Prune contains 0.6mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apricots, raw and Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked.

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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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Prune
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Calcium +230.8%
Contains more Potassium +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 13% 65% 30% 94% 12% 30% 1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Calcium +230.8%
Contains more Potassium +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%

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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Prune
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +107%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1703%
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 2% 47% 9% 0% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 0% 149% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +107%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1703%

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
31
Prune
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
35
Prune

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
13%
Prune
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
64%
Prune
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Prune

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 Prune
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Apricot Prune
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 is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (difference - 28.89g)
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 - 0.061g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 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 Apricot Prune Opinion
Calories 48 240 Prune
Protein 1.4 2.18 Prune
Fats 0.39 0.38 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 0.6 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 63.88 Prune
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.93 Prune
Calcium 13 43 Prune
Potassium 259 732 Prune
Magnesium 10 41 Prune
Sugars 9.24 38.13 Apricot
Fiber 2 7.1 Prune
Copper 0.078 0.281 Prune
Zinc 0.2 0.44 Prune
Starch 5.11 Prune
Phosphorus 23 69 Prune
Sodium 1 2 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 781 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.43 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.051 Prune
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.186 Prune
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.882 Prune
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.422 Prune
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.205 Prune
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 59.5 Prune
Folate 9 4 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 Prune
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.088 Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.053 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.062 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015 0.025 Prune
Threonine 0.047 0.049 Prune
Isoleucine 0.041 0.041
Leucine 0.077 0.066 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.05 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.016 Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.052
Valine 0.047 0.056 Prune
Histidine 0.027 0.027
Fructose 0.94 12.45 Prune

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.