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Plum vs. Mandarin orange — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Plum and Mandarin orange?

  • Plum is higher in Vitamin K, however, Mandarin orange is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Mandarin orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% more.

We used Plums, 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 +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Manganese +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Potassium - 166

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.
Plum
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Contains more Vitamin E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +220%
Contains more Choline +436.8%
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 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
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 E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169%
Contains more Folate +220%
Contains more Choline +436.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +15.7%
Contains more Fats +10.7%
Contains more Carbs +16.8%
Equal in Water - 85.17
Equal in Other - 0.37
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 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 Protein +15.7%
Contains more Fats +10.7%
Contains more Carbs +16.8%
Equal in Water - 85.17
Equal in Other - 0.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +123.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.7%
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
24% 37% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.065 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +123.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +47.7%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +138%
Contains more Fructose +27.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +285.4%
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 g
57% 20% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 6.05 g
Glucose: 2.13 g
Fructose: 2.4 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +138%
Contains more Fructose +27.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +285.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Plum Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 11.54g Mandarin orange
Protein 0.7g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.28g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 11.42g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Calories 46kcal 53kcal Mandarin orange
Fructose 3.07g 2.4g Plum
Sugar 9.92g 10.58g Plum
Fiber 1.4g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 6mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.17mg 0.15mg Plum
Magnesium 7mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 16mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 157mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 0mg 2mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Plum
Copper 0.057mg 0.042mg Plum
Manganese 0.052mg 0.039mg Plum
Selenium 0µg 0.1µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 345IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 34µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.2mg Plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.376mg Plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 5µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Choline 1.9mg 10.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 6.4µg 0µg Plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.002mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.015mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.016mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.008mg 0.002mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.016mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.009mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.06g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Plum 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%
Plum
16%
Mandarin orange
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
7%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Plum
Plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange 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

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. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.