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Loquat vs. Nectarine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Loquat and Nectarine

  • Loquat has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, however, Nectarine is higher in Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Nectarine contains 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Loquat. Loquat contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B6, while Nectarine contains 0.025mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Loquats, raw and Nectarines, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Manganese +174.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Copper +115%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.8% 11% 9.3% 12% 23% 0.13% 1.4% 13% 19% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1.8% 11% 6.4% 11% 18% 0% 4.6% 29% 7% 0%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +32.3%
Contains more Manganese +174.1%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +240%
Contains more Copper +115%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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.
Loquat
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Contains more Vitamin A +360.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 92% 0% 0% 3.3% 4.8% 5.5% 3.4% 0% 23% 11% 0% 0% 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 20% 15% 0% 18% 8.5% 6.2% 21% 11% 5.8% 3.8% 0% 3.4% 5.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +360.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin C +440%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +525%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +15.1%
Contains more Protein +146.5%
Contains more Fats +60%
Equal in Water - 87.59
Equal in Other - 0.48
12% 87%
Protein: 0.43 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 12.14 g
Water: 86.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
11% 88%
Protein: 1.06 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 10.55 g
Water: 87.59 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Carbs +15.1%
Contains more Protein +146.5%
Contains more Fats +60%
Equal in Water - 87.59
Equal in Other - 0.48

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1000%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.2%
29% 6% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1000%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +24.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Loquat Nectarine Opinion
Net carbs 10.44g 8.85g Loquat
Protein 0.43g 1.06g Nectarine
Fats 0.2g 0.32g Nectarine
Carbs 12.14g 10.55g Loquat
Calories 47kcal 44kcal Loquat
Starch 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g Loquat
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Calcium 16mg 6mg Loquat
Iron 0.28mg 0.28mg
Magnesium 13mg 9mg Loquat
Phosphorus 27mg 26mg Loquat
Potassium 266mg 201mg Loquat
Sodium 1mg 0mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.05mg 0.17mg Nectarine
Copper 0.04mg 0.086mg Nectarine
Manganese 0.148mg 0.054mg Loquat
Selenium 0.6µg 0µg Loquat
Vitamin A 1528IU 332IU Loquat
Vitamin A RAE 76µg 17µg Loquat
Vitamin E 0.77mg Nectarine
Vitamin C 1mg 5.4mg Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.019mg 0.034mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.024mg 0.027mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 0.18mg 1.125mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.025mg Loquat
Folate 14µg 5µg Loquat
Choline 6.2mg Nectarine
Vitamin K 2.2µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.005mg
Threonine 0.015mg 0.009mg Loquat
Isoleucine 0.015mg 0.009mg Loquat
Leucine 0.026mg 0.014mg Loquat
Lysine 0.023mg 0.016mg Loquat
Methionine 0.004mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine 0.021mg 0.013mg Loquat
Histidine 0.007mg 0.008mg Nectarine
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.025g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.088g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.113g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Loquat Nectarine
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
11%
Loquat
9%
Nectarine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Loquat
9%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.89g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Loquat
Loquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Loquat
Loquat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Loquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169908/nutrients
  2. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.