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Common plum vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Common plum and Mandarin orange?

  • The amount of Vitamin C, and Vitamin K in Mandarin orange is higher than in Common plum.
  • 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Equal in Potassium - 166
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 32% 21% 6% 0% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 0% 16% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.4%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common plum Mandarin orange Opinion
Calories 46kcal 53kcal Mandarin orange
Protein 0.7g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.28g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 9.5mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Net carbs 10.02g 11.54g Mandarin orange
Carbs 11.42g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.17mg 0.15mg Common plum
Calcium 6mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 157mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Magnesium 7mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Sugar 9.92g 10.58g Common plum
Fiber 1.4g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Copper 0.057mg 0.042mg Common plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Common plum
Starch 0g 0g
Phosphorus 16mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 0mg 2mg Common plum
Vitamin A 345IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.2mg Common plum
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.376mg Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 6.4µg 0µg Common plum
Folate 5µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Common plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.06g Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.065g Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.002mg Common 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 Common plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.016mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.009mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Fructose 3.07g 2.4g Common plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common plum Mandarin orange
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
8
Mandarin orange

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
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Common plum
1%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

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 is lower in Sugar?
Common plum
Common plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
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 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 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.