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Mandarin orange vs Dried fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mandarin orange and Dried fruit

  • Mandarin orange has more Vitamin C, however Dried fruit is richer in Copper, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E , Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3, Manganese and Phosphorus.
  • Dried fruit covers your daily Copper needs 33% more than Mandarin orange.
  • Dried fruit has 27 times less Vitamin C than Mandarin orange. Mandarin orange has 26.7mg of Vitamin C, while Dried fruit has 1mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked.

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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
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Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +1673.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +716.7%
Contains more Zinc +457.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 100% 17% 103% 23% 115% 11% 31% 2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +1673.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.6%
Contains more Potassium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +716.7%
Contains more Zinc +457.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%

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 +2570%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.7%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +429.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +2065%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +588.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
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 4% 217% 87% 0% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 0% 8% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2570%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.7%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +429.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +2065%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +588.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
17
Mandarin orange
38
Dried fruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
50
Dried fruit

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 the food
Protein
5%
Mandarin orange
20%
Dried fruit
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
63%
Dried fruit
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
2%
Dried fruit

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mandarin orange Dried fruit
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Dried fruit
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sugars (difference - 42.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mandarin orange Dried fruit Opinion
Calories 53 241 Dried fruit
Protein 0.81 3.39 Dried fruit
Fats 0.31 0.51 Dried fruit
Vitamin C 26.7 1 Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34 62.64 Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 2.66 Dried fruit
Calcium 37 55 Dried fruit
Potassium 166 1162 Dried fruit
Magnesium 12 32 Dried fruit
Sugars 10.58 53.44 Mandarin orange
Fiber 1.8 7.3 Dried fruit
Copper 0.042 0.343 Dried fruit
Zinc 0.07 0.39 Dried fruit
Starch 0 0.35 Dried fruit
Phosphorus 20 71 Dried fruit
Sodium 2 10 Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681 3604 Dried fruit
Vitamin E 0.2 4.33 Dried fruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.015 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.074 Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 0.376 2.589 Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.516 Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.143 Dried fruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.1 Dried fruit
Folate 16 10 Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0 Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.017 Dried fruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 0.074 Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 0.074 Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.002 0.016 Dried fruit
Threonine 0.016 0.073 Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.017 0.063 Dried fruit
Leucine 0.028 0.105 Dried fruit
Lysine 0.032 0.083 Dried fruit
Methionine 0.002 0.015 Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.018 0.062 Dried fruit
Valine 0.021 0.078 Dried fruit
Histidine 0.011 0.047 Dried fruit
Fructose 2.4 12.47 Dried fruit

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 of 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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.