Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Lemon vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

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.

Infographic

Lemon vs Fruit salad infographic
Copy infographic link

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
5
:
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 8
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 11% 6% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +35.1%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
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
:
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 36% 0% 0% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 0% 0% 3%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
7%
Lemon
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Lemon
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemon Fruit salad
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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 contains less Sugars?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lemon Fruit salad Opinion
Calories 29 50 Fruit salad
Protein 1.1 0.51 Lemon
Fats 0.3 0.03 Lemon
Vitamin C 53 3.3 Lemon
Carbs 9.32 13.05 Fruit salad
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.25 Lemon
Calcium 26 11 Lemon
Potassium 138 116 Lemon
Magnesium 8 8
Sugars 2.5 Fruit salad
Fiber 2.8 1 Lemon
Copper 0.037 0.05 Fruit salad
Zinc 0.06 0.14 Fruit salad
Starch
Phosphorus 16 14 Lemon
Sodium 2 5 Lemon
Vitamin A 22 600 Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.011 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.014 Lemon
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.356 Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.053 Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.027 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Lemon
Folate 11 3 Lemon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.004 Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.005 Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.011 Lemon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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 of 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.