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Lemon vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lemon and Common fig different?

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C than Common fig.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 57% higher.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

Lemons, raw, without peel and Figs, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +34.6%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +89.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +2550%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +46.7%
Contains more Water +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +105.8%
Contains more Other +120%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
9% 89%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 9.32 g
Water: 88.98 g
Other: 0.3 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +46.7%
Contains more Water +12.5%
Contains more Carbs +105.8%
Contains more Other +120%
Equal in Fats - 0.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -35%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.8%
28% 8% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -35%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +61.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 1.1g 0.75g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 9.32g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 29kcal 74kcal Common fig
Sugar 2.5g 16.26g Lemon
Fiber 2.8g 2.9g Common fig
Calcium 26mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.6mg 0.37mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 16mg 14mg Lemon
Potassium 138mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 2mg 1mg Common fig
Zinc 0.06mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper 0.037mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin A 22IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 7µg Common fig
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.11mg Lemon
Vitamin C 53mg 2mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 11µg 6µg Lemon
Vitamin K 0µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg Common fig
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.06g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.144g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemon Common fig
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Lemon
9%
Common fig
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Lemon
11%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.