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Avocado vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Avocado and Apricot different?

  • Avocado is richer in Vitamin B5, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B3, while Apricot is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Avocado covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 23% more than Apricot.
  • Avocado contains 79 times more Saturated Fat than Apricot. Avocado contains 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Apricot contains 0.027g.

Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Apricots, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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 less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
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 less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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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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 Vitamin K +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +776%
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 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
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%
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 Vitamin K +536.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +776%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10

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.
Avocado Apricot
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 Avocado Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 9.12g Apricot
Protein 2g 1.4g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.39g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 11.12g Apricot
Calories 160kcal 48kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 0.66g 9.24g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 2g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.55mg 0.39mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 23mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 259mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.64mg 0.2mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.078mg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.89mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 10mg
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.03mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.04mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.6mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.24mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.054mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 9µg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 21µg 3.3µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.015mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.047mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.041mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.077mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.097mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.006mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.052mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.047mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.027mg Avocado
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.17g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.077g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Apricot
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
35
Avocado
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
11
Apricot

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
12%
Avocado
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
11%
Apricot
Fats
68%
Avocado
2%
Apricot

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

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