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Common plum vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common plum and Lemon different?

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin K than Common plum.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 48% higher.
  • Common plum contains 4 times more Sugar than Lemon. While Common plum contains 9.92g of Sugar, Lemon contains only 2.5g.

Plums, 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 Potassium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16

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 +1468.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 16%
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 +1468.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +317%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175.9%
Contains more Folate +120%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common plum Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 6.52g Common plum
Protein 0.7g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Lemon
Carbs 11.42g 9.32g Common plum
Calories 46kcal 29kcal Common plum
Starch 0g g Common plum
Fructose 3.07g g Common plum
Sugar 9.92g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 1.4g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 6mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.17mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 7mg 8mg Lemon
Phosphorus 16mg 16mg
Potassium 157mg 138mg Common plum
Sodium 0mg 2mg Common plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.06mg Common plum
Copper 0.057mg 0.037mg Common plum
Vitamin A 345IU 22IU Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.15mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.5mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.02mg Common plum
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.1mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 5µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 6.4µg 0µg Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Common plum
Threonine 0.01mg mg Common plum
Isoleucine 0.014mg mg Common plum
Leucine 0.015mg mg Common plum
Lysine 0.016mg mg Common plum
Methionine 0.008mg mg Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg mg Common plum
Valine 0.016mg mg Common plum
Histidine 0.009mg mg Common plum
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.011g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Common plum 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
9
Common plum
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
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
4%
Common plum
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Common plum
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common plum
Common plum contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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.
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. Common plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.