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Common fig vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common fig and Lemon different?

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C than Common fig.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 57% higher.
  • Common fig contains 7 times more Sugar than Lemon. While Common fig contains 16.26g of Sugar, Lemon contains only 2.5g.

Figs, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel are the varieties 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 Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%

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 A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Folate +83.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 6.52g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 19.18g 9.32g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 29kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 2.9g 2.8g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 26mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 17mg 8mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 16mg Lemon
Potassium 232mg 138mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 2mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.06mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.037mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 22IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.04mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.02mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.1mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.19mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.08mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.039g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.011g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.089g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Lemon
Low Fats diet Equal
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
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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%
Common fig
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.