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Crabapple (Malus) vs. Prickly pear — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Crabapple (Malus) and Prickly pear

  • Prickly pear is richer than Crabapple (Malus) in Magnesium, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Magnesium from Prickly pear is 19% higher.

Food types used in this article are Crabapples, raw and Prickly pears, raw.

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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 +20%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Copper +19.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 5% 7% 18% 1% 0% 23% 15% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 12% 61% 11% 20% 1% 4% 27% 0% 4%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Calcium +211.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1114.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Copper +19.4%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +360%
Equal in Vitamin A - 43
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 27% 8% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 47% 4% 14% 9% 0% 14% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +360%
Equal in Vitamin A - 43

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +108.5%
Contains more Protein +82.5%
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Contains more Other +300%
20% 79%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.95 g
Water: 78.94 g
Other: 0.41 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.73 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 87.55 g
Other: 1.64 g
Contains more Carbs +108.5%
Contains more Protein +82.5%
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Contains more Other +300%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +525%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142%
32% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.075 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.213 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +525%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Crabapple (Malus) Prickly pear
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Crabapple (Malus) Prickly pear Opinion
Net carbs 19.95g 5.97g Crabapple (Malus)
Protein 0.4g 0.73g Prickly pear
Fats 0.3g 0.51g Prickly pear
Carbs 19.95g 9.57g Crabapple (Malus)
Calories 76kcal 41kcal Crabapple (Malus)
Fiber 3.6g Prickly pear
Calcium 18mg 56mg Prickly pear
Iron 0.36mg 0.3mg Crabapple (Malus)
Magnesium 7mg 85mg Prickly pear
Phosphorus 15mg 24mg Prickly pear
Potassium 194mg 220mg Prickly pear
Sodium 1mg 5mg Crabapple (Malus)
Zinc 0.12mg Prickly pear
Copper 0.067mg 0.08mg Prickly pear
Manganese 0.115mg Crabapple (Malus)
Selenium 0.6µg Prickly pear
Vitamin A 40IU 43IU Prickly pear
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 2µg
Vitamin C 8mg 14mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.014mg Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.06mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.46mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B6 0.06mg Prickly pear
Folate 6µg Prickly pear
Tryptophan 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Threonine 0.014mg Crabapple (Malus)
Isoleucine 0.016mg Crabapple (Malus)
Leucine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Lysine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Methionine 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Crabapple (Malus)
Valine 0.019mg Crabapple (Malus)
Histidine 0.006mg Crabapple (Malus)
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.067g Crabapple (Malus)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.075g Prickly pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.213g Prickly pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Crabapple (Malus) Prickly pear
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
3%
Crabapple (Malus)
7%
Prickly pear
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Crabapple (Malus)
15%
Prickly pear

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)

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. Crabapple (Malus) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171721/nutrients
  2. Prickly pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167750/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.