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Mandarin orange vs Custard apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Mandarin orange and Custard apple

  • Mandarin orange is richer in Vitamin C, yet Custard apple is richer in Vitamin B6, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Custard apple is 11% higher.

Food types used in this article are Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Custard-apple, (bullock's-heart), 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +373.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +130.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 27% 13% 9% 34% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +373.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +130.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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 A +1963.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 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 2% 0% 0% 64% 20% 24% 10% 9% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1963.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +183.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Custard apple Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 22.8g Custard apple
Protein 0.81g 1.7g Custard apple
Fats 0.31g 0.6g Custard apple
Carbs 13.34g 25.2g Custard apple
Calories 53kcal 101kcal Custard apple
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g g Custard apple
Fiber 1.8g 2.4g Custard apple
Calcium 37mg 30mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.71mg Custard apple
Magnesium 12mg 18mg Custard apple
Phosphorus 20mg 21mg Custard apple
Potassium 166mg 382mg Custard apple
Sodium 2mg 4mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07mg mg Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU 33IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7mg 19.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.08mg Custard apple
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.1mg Custard apple
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.5mg Custard apple
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.135mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.221mg Custard apple
Folate 16µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.007mg Custard apple
Threonine 0.016mg mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017mg mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028mg mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032mg 0.037mg Custard apple
Methionine 0.002mg 0.004mg Custard apple
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021mg mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011mg mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.231g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g g Mandarin orange

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Mandarin orange Custard apple
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
17
Mandarin orange
15
Custard apple
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
11
Custard apple

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
10%
Custard apple
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
25%
Custard apple
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
3%
Custard apple

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.192g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Custard apple
Custard apple is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
Which food is cheaper?
Custard apple
Custard apple is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Custard apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171725/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.