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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
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4
Lemon
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Equal in Copper - 0.037
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Equal in Copper - 0.037

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Feijoa Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 8.81g 6.52g Feijoa
Protein 0.71g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.42g 0.3g Feijoa
Carbs 15.21g 9.32g Feijoa
Calories 61kcal 29kcal Feijoa
Starch 0g g Feijoa
Fructose 2.95g g Feijoa
Sugar 8.2g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 6.4g 2.8g Feijoa
Calcium 17mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.14mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 9mg 8mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 19mg 16mg Feijoa
Potassium 172mg 138mg Feijoa
Sodium 3mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.06mg 0.06mg
Copper 0.036mg 0.037mg Lemon
Vitamin A 6IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.15mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin C 32.9mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.018mg 0.02mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 0.1mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.233mg 0.19mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 23µg 11µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0µg Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Threonine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Leucine 0.028mg mg Feijoa
Lysine 0.038mg mg Feijoa
Methionine 0.007mg mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Valine 0.019mg mg Feijoa
Histidine 0.009mg mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.104g 0.039g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.011g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.136g 0.089g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Feijoa 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
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

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.

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.