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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 +∞%

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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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 E 0.15mg 0.11mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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 B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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ok
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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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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
11
Common fig

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%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
19%
Common fig
Fats
1%
Lemon
1%
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.