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Figs vs. Mandarin orange — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Figs and Mandarin orange?

  • The amount of Vitamin C in Mandarin orange is higher than in Figs.
  • Mandarin orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% more.
  • Mandarin orange contains 2 times less Fiber than Figs. Figs contain 2.9g of Fiber, while Mandarin orange contains 1.8g.
  • Mandarin orange has less Sugar.

We used Figs, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Calcium - 37
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +146.7%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Potassium +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +114.3%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +228.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Equal in Calcium - 37

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Figs
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1235%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +117%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1235%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +117%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +43.8%
Contains more Other +78.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.81
Equal in Fats - 0.31
Equal in Water - 85.17
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
13% 85%
Protein: 0.81 g
Fats: 0.31 g
Carbs: 13.34 g
Water: 85.17 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Carbs +43.8%
Contains more Other +78.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.81
Equal in Fats - 0.31
Equal in Water - 85.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +121.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.06
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
24% 37% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.065 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +121.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -35%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.06

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Figs Mandarin orange
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Figs Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 11.54g Figs
Protein 0.75g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.3g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 19.18g 13.34g Figs
Calories 74kcal 53kcal Figs
Fructose 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 16.26g 10.58g Mandarin orange
Fiber 2.9g 1.8g Figs
Calcium 35mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.37mg 0.15mg Figs
Magnesium 17mg 12mg Figs
Phosphorus 14mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 232mg 166mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 2mg Figs
Zinc 0.15mg 0.07mg Figs
Copper 0.07mg 0.042mg Figs
Manganese 0.128mg 0.039mg Figs
Selenium 0.2µg 0.1µg Figs
Vitamin A 142IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 34µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 2mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.058mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.036mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.376mg Figs
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.216mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.078mg Figs
Folate 6µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Choline 4.7mg 10.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 4.7µg 0µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.002mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg 0.016mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.017mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg 0.028mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.018mg
Valine 0.028mg 0.021mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.039g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.06g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.065g Figs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Figs Mandarin orange
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Figs
16%
Mandarin orange
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Figs
7%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Figs
Figs contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Figs
Figs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.