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Lemon vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lemon and Apricot

  • Lemon is higher in Vitamin C, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Lemons, raw, without peel 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lemon
2
:
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains more Potassium +87.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +110.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +53.8%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.8%
Contains more Potassium +87.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +233.3%
Contains more Copper +110.8%

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
Lemon
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5713.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +430%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.1%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +5713.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 9.12g Apricot
Protein 1.1g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.3g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 9.32g 11.12g Apricot
Calories 29kcal 48kcal Apricot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.94g Apricot
Sugar 2.5g 9.24g Lemon
Fiber 2.8g 2g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 13mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.39mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Apricot
Phosphorus 16mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 138mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 2mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.06mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.037mg 0.078mg Apricot
Vitamin A 22IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 53mg 10mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.03mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.054mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 9µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.077g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemon Apricot
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
20
Lemon
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
11
Apricot

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%
Lemon
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Lemon
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
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)
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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.