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Common plum vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common plum and Orange different?

  • Orange has more Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin K than Common plum.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Orange is 49% higher.

Plums, raw and Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties 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 Iron +70%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +15.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 7% 2% 14% 5% 19% 3% 7% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 4% 12% 16% 8% 15% 2% 6% 0%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +15.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%

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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Orange
Contains more Vitamin A +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.9%
Contains more Folate +500%
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 178% 14% 4% 0% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 0% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +460%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.9%
Contains more Folate +500%

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
24
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
7
Common plum
8
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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
11%
Common plum
12%
Orange
Fats
1%
Common plum
1%
Orange

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

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Common plum Orange
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Orange
Orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common plum Orange Opinion
Calories 46 47 Orange
Protein 0.7 0.94 Orange
Fats 0.28 0.12 Common plum
Vitamin C 9.5 53.2 Orange
Carbs 11.42 11.75 Orange
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.17 0.1 Common plum
Calcium 6 40 Orange
Potassium 157 181 Orange
Magnesium 7 10 Orange
Sugar 9.92 9.35 Orange
Fiber 1.4 2.4 Orange
Copper 0.057 0.045 Common plum
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Common plum
Starch 0 Common plum
Phosphorus 16 14 Common plum
Sodium 0 0
Vitamin A 345 225 Common plum
Vitamin E 0.26 0.18 Common plum
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.028 0.087 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.04 Orange
Vitamin B3 0.417 0.282 Common plum
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.25 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.029 0.06 Orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 6.4 0 Common plum
Folate 5 30 Orange
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.015 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134 0.023 Common plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044 0.025 Common plum
Tryptophan 0.009 0.009
Threonine 0.01 0.015 Orange
Isoleucine 0.014 0.025 Orange
Leucine 0.015 0.023 Orange
Lysine 0.016 0.047 Orange
Methionine 0.008 0.02 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.014 0.031 Orange
Valine 0.016 0.04 Orange
Histidine 0.009 0.018 Orange
Fructose 3.07 Common plum

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. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/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.