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Clementine vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Clementine and Lemon

  • The amount of Iron in Lemon is higher than in Clementine.
  • Clementine contains 4 times more Sugar than Lemon. While Clementine contains 9.18g of Sugar, Lemon contains only 2.5g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Clementines, 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
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06

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 E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 10.32g 6.52g Clementine
Protein 0.85g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.15g 0.3g Lemon
Carbs 12.02g 9.32g Clementine
Calories 47kcal 29kcal Clementine
Starch 0g g Clementine
Fructose 1.64g g Clementine
Sugar 9.18g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 30mg 26mg Clementine
Iron 0.14mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Clementine
Phosphorus 21mg 16mg Clementine
Potassium 177mg 138mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 2mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg 0.06mg
Copper 0.043mg 0.037mg Clementine
Vitamin A IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.15mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 48.8mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.04mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.1mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 24µg 11µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Clementine Lemon
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
21
Clementine
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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
5%
Clementine
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Clementine
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in minerals
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.