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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 RAE, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +323.1%
Contains more Iron +582.1%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains more Potassium +348.6%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Copper +339.7%
Contains more Manganese +205.2%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115% 31% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Contains more Calcium +323.1%
Contains more Iron +582.1%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains more Potassium +348.6%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Copper +339.7%
Contains more Manganese +205.2%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
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" 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 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 Choline +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Folate - 9
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
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 Choline +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Folate - 9
Equal in Vitamin K - 3.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +142.1%
Contains more Fats +30.8%
Contains more Carbs +463.3%
Contains more Other +247.3%
Contains more Water +179.5%
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 3.39 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 62.64 g
Water: 30.89 g
Other: 2.57 g
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +142.1%
Contains more Fats +30.8%
Contains more Carbs +463.3%
Contains more Other +247.3%
Contains more Water +179.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +129.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.077
10% 45% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +129.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.077

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +34.4%
Contains more Glucose +1295.8%
Contains more Fructose +1226.6%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
15% 61% 23%
Starch: 0.35 g
Sucrose: 7.89 g
Glucose: 33.08 g
Fructose: 12.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +34.4%
Contains more Glucose +1295.8%
Contains more Fructose +1226.6%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 9.12g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 1.4g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.39g Dried fruit
Carbs 62.64g 11.12g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 48kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g 0.94g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 7.3g 2g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 13mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.39mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 10mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 23mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 259mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.39mg 0.2mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.078mg Dried fruit
Manganese 0.235mg 0.077mg Dried fruit
Selenium 2.2µg 0.1µg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 1279IU Dried fruit
Vitamin A RAE 180µg 96µg Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 0.89mg Dried fruit
Vitamin C 1mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.03mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.04mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 0.6mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.24mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.054mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 9µg Dried fruit
Choline 13.9mg 2.8mg Dried fruit
Vitamin K 3.1µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.016mg 0.015mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg 0.047mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.041mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg 0.077mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.015mg 0.006mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.052mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg 0.047mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg 0.027mg Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.027g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit Apricot
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
36%
Dried fruit
15%
Apricot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Dried fruit
10%
Apricot

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 is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.

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