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Lemon vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lemon and Clementine

  • The amount of Iron in Lemon is higher than in Clementine.
  • Lemon contains 2 times more Fiber than Clementine. While Lemon contains 2.8g of Fiber, Clementine contains only 1.7g.
  • The amount of Sugar in Lemon is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lemons, raw, without peel and Clementines, 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
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Potassium +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +16.2%
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
Lemon
5
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 48.8
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.075
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 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Folate +118.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 48.8
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.075

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 Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 1.1g 0.85g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Lemon
Carbs 9.32g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 29kcal 47kcal Clementine
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose g 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 2.5g 9.18g Lemon
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 30mg Clementine
Iron 0.6mg 0.14mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Clementine
Phosphorus 16mg 21mg Clementine
Potassium 138mg 177mg Clementine
Sodium 2mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg 0.06mg
Copper 0.037mg 0.043mg Clementine
Vitamin A 22IU IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 53mg 48.8mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.03mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.151mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.075mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemon Clementine
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
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
12%
Clementine
Fats
1%
Lemon
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in minerals
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.