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Lemon vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lemon and Fruit salad

  • Lemon has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, while Fruit salad has more Manganese.
  • Lemon covers your daily need of Vitamin C 55% more than Fruit salad.
  • Lemon contains 3 times more Fiber than Fruit salad. While Lemon contains 2.8g of Fiber, Fruit salad contains only 1g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lemons, raw, without peel and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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 Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 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% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +1506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
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 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1506.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +196.3%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2627.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 1.1g 0.51g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.03g Lemon
Carbs 9.32g 13.05g Fruit salad
Calories 29kcal 50kcal Fruit salad
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g g Fruit salad
Fiber 2.8g 1g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 11mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.25mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 8mg
Phosphorus 16mg 14mg Lemon
Potassium 138mg 116mg Lemon
Sodium 2mg 5mg Lemon
Zinc 0.06mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.037mg 0.05mg Fruit salad
Vitamin A 22IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 53mg 3.3mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.011mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.014mg Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.356mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.053mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.027mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 3µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Lemon
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.005g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.011g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemon Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Lemon
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.