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Clementine vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Clementine and Mandarin orange

  • Mandarin orange contains less Vitamin C than Clementine.
  • Clementine's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 25% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Clementines, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw.

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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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Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.15
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Equal in Phosphorus - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.15
Equal in Potassium - 166
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Equal in Phosphorus - 20

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 C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.078
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.1%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.078

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
21
Clementine
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
8
Mandarin orange

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
5%
Clementine
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Clementine
1%
Mandarin orange

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.
Clementine Mandarin orange
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine Mandarin orange
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sugars (difference - 1.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (47)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Clementine Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 47 53 Mandarin orange
Protein 0.85 0.81 Clementine
Fats 0.15 0.31 Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 48.8 26.7 Clementine
Carbs 12.02 13.34 Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.14 0.15 Mandarin orange
Calcium 30 37 Mandarin orange
Potassium 177 166 Clementine
Magnesium 10 12 Mandarin orange
Sugars 9.18 10.58 Clementine
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Mandarin orange
Copper 0.043 0.042 Clementine
Zinc 0.06 0.07 Mandarin orange
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 21 20 Clementine
Sodium 1 2 Clementine
Vitamin A 681 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 0.2
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.058 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.036 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.636 0.376 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.216 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.078 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 24 16 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
Fructose 1.64 2.4 Mandarin orange

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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/nutrients
  2. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.