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Kiwifruit vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kiwifruit and Apple

  • Apple contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin E , Potassium, and Folate than Kiwifruit.
  • Kiwifruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 98% higher.
  • Apple contains 18 times less Vitamin K than Kiwifruit. Kiwifruit contains 40.3µg of Vitamin K, while Apple contains 2.2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Kiwifruit, green, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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 +466.7%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +381.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Magnesium +240%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.1%
Contains more Potassium +191.6%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +381.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Apple
Contains more Vitamin A +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +711.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1915.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1731.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +711.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1915.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +274.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.7%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1731.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kiwifruit Apple Opinion
Net carbs 11.66g 11.41g Kiwifruit
Protein 1.14g 0.26g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.52g 0.17g Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66g 13.81g Kiwifruit
Calories 61kcal 52kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0g 0.05g Apple
Fructose 4.35g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 8.99g 10.39g Kiwifruit
Fiber 3g 2.4g Kiwifruit
Calcium 34mg 6mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.31mg 0.12mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 17mg 5mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34mg 11mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 312mg 107mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 1mg Apple
Zinc 0.14mg 0.04mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13mg 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 87IU 54IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46mg 0.18mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 92.7mg 4.6mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.017mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.026mg Apple
Vitamin B3 0.341mg 0.091mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.061mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.041mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg 3µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.3µg 2.2µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.001mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047mg 0.006mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.006mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg 0.013mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061mg 0.012mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024mg 0.001mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.006mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057mg 0.012mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg 0.005mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.028g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.007g Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g 0.051g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit Apple
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
42
Kiwifruit
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
15
Kiwifruit
4
Apple

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
7%
Kiwifruit
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
15%
Kiwifruit
14%
Apple
Fats
2%
Kiwifruit
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.