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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.
  • 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 Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 4% 43% 21% 64% 18% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +41%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +143.6%
Contains more Zinc +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
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 Vitamin K +536.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +776%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 9% 42% 0% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 0% 53% 61%
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%
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 Vitamin K +536.4%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin A +776%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10

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 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

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Avocado Apricot
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?
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.