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Lemon vs Rambutan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lemon and Rambutan

  • Lemon is higher in Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Rambutan is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% higher.
  • Lemon has 3 times more Potassium than Rambutan. While Lemon has 138mg of Potassium, Rambutan has only 42mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Lemons, raw, without peel and Rambutan, canned, syrup pack.

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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
6
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Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +78.4%

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin A +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +981.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1252%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022
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% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +981.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1252%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemon Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 6.52g 19.97g Rambutan
Protein 1.1g 0.65g Lemon
Fats 0.3g 0.21g Lemon
Carbs 9.32g 20.87g Rambutan
Calories 29kcal 82kcal Rambutan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g g Rambutan
Fiber 2.8g 0.9g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 22mg Lemon
Iron 0.6mg 0.35mg Lemon
Magnesium 8mg 7mg Lemon
Phosphorus 16mg 9mg Lemon
Potassium 138mg 42mg Lemon
Sodium 2mg 11mg Lemon
Zinc 0.06mg 0.08mg Rambutan
Copper 0.037mg 0.066mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 22IU 3IU Lemon
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemon
Vitamin C 53mg 4.9mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.013mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.022mg Rambutan
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.018mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.02mg Lemon
Folate 11µg 8µg 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 g Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g g Lemon

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Lemon Rambutan
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
5
Rambutan
Mineral Summary Score
9
Lemon
7
Rambutan

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%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
9%
Lemon
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Lemon
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon 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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.