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Dried fruit vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Dried fruit and Lemon

  • Dried fruit has more Copper, Potassium, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin A, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Manganese, and Phosphorus, however Lemon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 58% more.
  • Dried fruit contains 180 times more Vitamin A than Lemon. Dried fruit contains 180µg of Vitamin A, while Lemon contains 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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 Calcium +111.5%
Contains more Iron +343.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.8%
Contains more Potassium +742%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains more Copper +827%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +111.5%
Contains more Iron +343.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.8%
Contains more Potassium +742%
Contains more Zinc +550%
Contains more Copper +827%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +16281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +2786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2489%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Equal in Folate - 11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +16281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +2786.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2489%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +5200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Equal in Folate - 11

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.
Dried fruit Lemon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 6.52g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 1.1g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.3g Dried fruit
Carbs 62.64g 9.32g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 29kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 7.3g 2.8g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 26mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.6mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 8mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 16mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 138mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.39mg 0.06mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.037mg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 22IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 0.15mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.02mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 0.1mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.19mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.08mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.1µg 0µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg mg Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.011g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit Lemon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
38
Dried fruit
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
50
Dried fruit
9
Lemon

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
20%
Dried fruit
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
63%
Dried fruit
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Dried fruit
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 50.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/nutrients
  2. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.