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Feijoa vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Feijoa and Lemon

  • Feijoa has more Fiber, however Lemon has more Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 22% higher.
  • Lemon has 3 times less Sugar than Feijoa. Feijoa has 8.2g of Sugar, while Lemon has 2.5g.

Food types used in this article are Feijoa, raw 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
Feijoa
3
:
4
Lemon
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.037
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.037
Equal in Zinc - 0.06

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
Feijoa
5
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6
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.15
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.15

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
15
Feijoa
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Feijoa
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
4%
Feijoa
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
15%
Feijoa
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Feijoa
1%
Lemon

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

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Feijoa Lemon
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?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (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 Feijoa Lemon Opinion
Calories 61 29 Feijoa
Protein 0.71 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.42 0.3 Feijoa
Vitamin C 32.9 53 Lemon
Carbs 15.21 9.32 Feijoa
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Iron 0.14 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 17 26 Lemon
Potassium 172 138 Feijoa
Magnesium 9 8 Feijoa
Sugar 8.2 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 6.4 2.8 Feijoa
Copper 0.036 0.037 Lemon
Zinc 0.06 0.06
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 19 16 Feijoa
Sodium 3 2 Lemon
Vitamin A 6 22 Lemon
Vitamin E 0.16 0.15 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.006 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.018 0.02 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.295 0.1 Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.233 0.19 Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 0 Feijoa
Folate 23 11 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.104 0.039 Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.011 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136 0.089 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007 Feijoa
Threonine 0.019 Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019 Feijoa
Leucine 0.028 Feijoa
Lysine 0.038 Feijoa
Methionine 0.007 Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019 Feijoa
Valine 0.019 Feijoa
Histidine 0.009 Feijoa
Fructose 2.95 Feijoa

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.