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Apricot vs Raisin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Apricot and Raisin different?

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin C, however Raisin is richer in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Raisin is 27% higher.
  • Apricot contains 4 times more Vitamin C than Raisin. While Apricot contains 10mg of Vitamin C, Raisin contains only 2.3mg.

Apricots, raw and Raisins, seedless are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Raisin
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.6%
Contains more Iron +382.1%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +339.1%
Contains more Potassium +189.2%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 71% 23% 44% 67% 2% 6% 106%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.6%
Contains more Iron +382.1%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +339.1%
Contains more Potassium +189.2%
Contains more Copper +307.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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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Raisin
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 8% 27% 29% 15% 6% 41% 4% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +641.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +152.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +222.2%
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.5

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 Raisin
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Raisin Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 75.48g Raisin
Protein 1.4g 3.07g Raisin
Fats 0.39g 0.46g Raisin
Carbs 11.12g 79.18g Raisin
Calories 48kcal 299kcal Raisin
Starch g 2.7g Raisin
Fructose 0.94g 29.68g Raisin
Sugar 9.24g 59.19g Apricot
Fiber 2g 3.7g Raisin
Calcium 13mg 50mg Raisin
Iron 0.39mg 1.88mg Raisin
Magnesium 10mg 32mg Raisin
Phosphorus 23mg 101mg Raisin
Potassium 259mg 749mg Raisin
Sodium 1mg 11mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.22mg Raisin
Copper 0.078mg 0.318mg Raisin
Vitamin A 1279IU 0IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.12mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 2.3mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.106mg Raisin
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.125mg Raisin
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.766mg Raisin
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.095mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.174mg Raisin
Folate 9µg 5µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 3.5µg Raisin
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.05mg Raisin
Threonine 0.047mg 0.077mg Raisin
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.057mg Raisin
Leucine 0.077mg 0.096mg Raisin
Lysine 0.097mg 0.084mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.021mg Raisin
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.065mg Raisin
Valine 0.047mg 0.083mg Raisin
Histidine 0.027mg 0.072mg Raisin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.058g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.051g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.037g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Raisin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
12
Raisin
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
41
Raisin

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
18%
Raisin
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
79%
Raisin
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Raisin

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Raisin
Raisin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 49.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 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. Raisin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168165/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.