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Lemon vs. Gooseberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lemon and Gooseberry?

  • Lemon is higher in Vitamin C, yet Gooseberry is higher in Fiber.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 28% more.

We used Lemons, raw, without peel and Gooseberries, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Manganese +380%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Calcium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13% 4% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24% 19% 4%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +89.2%
Contains more Manganese +380%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Calcium - 25

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 C +91.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1218.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 3% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +91.3%
Contains more Folate +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1218.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Other +63.3%
Equal in Carbs - 10.18
Equal in Water - 87.87
9% 89%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 9.32 g
Water: 88.98 g
Other: 0.3 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 10.18 g
Water: 87.87 g
Other: 0.49 g
Contains more Protein +25%
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Other +63.3%
Equal in Carbs - 10.18
Equal in Water - 87.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +363.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +256.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.038
28% 8% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.089 g
9% 13% 78%
Saturated Fat: 0.038 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.051 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.317 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +363.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +256.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.038

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lemon Gooseberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 5.88g Lemon
Protein 1.1g 0.88g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 9.32g 10.18g Gooseberry
Calories 29kcal 44kcal Gooseberry
Sugar 2.5g Gooseberry
Fiber 2.8g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 26mg 25mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.31mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Gooseberry
Phosphorus 16mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 138mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 2mg 1mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.06mg 0.12mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.037mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Manganese 0.03mg 0.144mg Gooseberry
Selenium 0.4µg 0.6µg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 22IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 15µg Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin C 53mg 27.7mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.03mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.3mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.08mg
Folate 11µg 6µg Lemon
Choline 5.1mg Lemon
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemon Gooseberry
Low Fats diet ok
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 indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Lemon
14%
Gooseberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Lemon
10%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/nutrients
  2. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.