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Dried fruit vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Dried fruit and Apricot

  • Dried fruit has more Copper, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A, Manganese and Phosphorus, while Apricot has more Vitamin C.
  • Dried fruit covers your daily need of Copper 29% more than Apricot.
  • Dried fruit contains 7 times more Iron than Apricot. While Dried fruit contains 2.66mg of Iron, Apricot contains only 0.39mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked and Apricots, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +582.1%
Contains more Calcium +323.1%
Contains more Potassium +348.6%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +339.7%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 100% 17% 103% 23% 115% 11% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +582.1%
Contains more Calcium +323.1%
Contains more Potassium +348.6%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Copper +339.7%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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 A +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.8%
Contains more Folate +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.3
Equal in Folate - 9
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 217% 87% 0% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 0% 8% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +386.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.8%
Contains more Folate +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.3
Equal in Folate - 9

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
38
Dried fruit
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
50
Dried fruit
11
Apricot

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 the food
Protein
20%
Dried fruit
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
63%
Dried fruit
11%
Apricot
Fats
2%
Dried fruit
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Dried fruit Apricot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit Apricot
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 Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (difference - 44.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Dried fruit Apricot Opinion
Calories 241 48 Dried fruit
Protein 3.39 1.4 Dried fruit
Fats 0.51 0.39 Dried fruit
Vitamin C 1 10 Apricot
Carbs 62.64 11.12 Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.66 0.39 Dried fruit
Calcium 55 13 Dried fruit
Potassium 1162 259 Dried fruit
Magnesium 32 10 Dried fruit
Sugars 53.44 9.24 Apricot
Fiber 7.3 2 Dried fruit
Copper 0.343 0.078 Dried fruit
Zinc 0.39 0.2 Dried fruit
Starch 0.35 Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71 23 Dried fruit
Sodium 10 1 Apricot
Vitamin A 3604 1279 Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33 0.89 Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.03 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.074 0.04 Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589 0.6 Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516 0.24 Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143 0.054 Dried fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.1 3.3 Apricot
Folate 10 9 Dried fruit
Trans Fat 0 Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.027 Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074 0.077 Apricot
Tryptophan 0.016 0.015 Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073 0.047 Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063 0.041 Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105 0.077 Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.015 0.006 Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.052 Dried fruit
Valine 0.078 0.047 Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047 0.027 Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47 0.94 Dried fruit

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.