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Common fig vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Common fig and Apple

  • Apple has less Vitamin B6.
  • Common fig has 6 times more Calcium than Apple. Common fig has 35mg of Calcium, while Apple has 6mg.
  • Apple is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Figs, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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 +483.3%
Contains more Iron +208.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +116.8%
Contains more Zinc +275%
Contains more Copper +159.3%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +208.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +116.8%
Contains more Zinc +275%
Contains more Copper +159.3%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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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Apple
Contains more Vitamin A +163%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +391.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +130%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +163%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +391.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +130%

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.
Common fig Apple
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Apple Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 11.41g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.26g Common fig
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 13.81g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 52kcal Common fig
Starch g 0.05g Apple
Fructose g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 16.26g 10.39g Apple
Fiber 2.9g 2.4g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 6mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.12mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 5mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 11mg Common fig
Potassium 232mg 107mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.04mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.027mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 54IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 4.6mg Apple
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.017mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.026mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.091mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.061mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.041mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 3µg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 2.2µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.001mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg 0.006mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.006mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg 0.013mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg 0.012mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg 0.001mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.006mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg 0.012mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg 0.005mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.028g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.007g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.051g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Apple
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
9
Common fig
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
4
Apple

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%
Common fig
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apple
Apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.