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Lemon vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lemon and Feijoa

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C, and Iron, however Feijoa has more Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 22% higher.
  • Feijoa has 4 times less Iron than Lemon. Lemon has 0.6mg of Iron, while Feijoa has 0.14mg.
  • Lemon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Lemons, raw, without peel and Feijoa, 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
4
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3
Feijoa
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Equal in Copper - 0.036
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Calcium +52.9%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.06
Equal in Copper - 0.036

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
6
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5
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.018
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.6%
Contains more Folate +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.16
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.018

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 8.81g Feijoa
Protein 1.1g 0.71g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 9.32g 15.21g Feijoa
Calories 29kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar 2.5g 8.2g Lemon
Fiber 2.8g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 26mg 17mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.14mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 9mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 16mg 19mg Feijoa
Potassium 138mg 172mg Feijoa
Sodium 2mg 3mg Lemon
Zinc 0.06mg 0.06mg
Copper 0.037mg 0.036mg Lemon
Vitamin A 22IU 6IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin C 53mg 32.9mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.006mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.018mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.295mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.067mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.104g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemon Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
15%
Feijoa
Fats
1%
Lemon
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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.
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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.