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Mandarin orange vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mandarin orange and Apricot different?

  • Mandarin orange is higher in Vitamin C, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Mandarin orange is 19% higher.
  • Mandarin orange contains 4 times more Choline than Apricot. While Mandarin orange contains 10.2mg of Choline, Apricot contains only 2.8mg.

Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Apricots, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +345%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.4%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +345%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Mandarin orange Apricot
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Apricot Opinion
Calories 53kcal 48kcal Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.31g 0.39g Apricot
Vitamin C 26.7mg 10mg Mandarin orange
Net carbs 11.54g 9.12g Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34g 11.12g Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.15mg 0.39mg Apricot
Calcium 37mg 13mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 166mg 259mg Apricot
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 1.8g 2g Apricot
Copper 0.042mg 0.078mg Apricot
Zinc 0.07mg 0.2mg Apricot
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 23mg Apricot
Sodium 2mg 1mg Apricot
Vitamin A 681IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.03mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.054mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3.3µg Apricot
Folate 16µg 9µg Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.077g Apricot
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.016mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.028mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.032mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.002mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.021mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.011mg 0.027mg Apricot
Fructose 2.4g 0.94g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Apricot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
17
Mandarin orange
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
11
Apricot

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
5%
Mandarin orange
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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.
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

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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.