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Mandarin orange vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mandarin orange and Fruit salad

  • Fruit salad contains less Vitamin C than Mandarin orange.
  • Mandarin orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 26% higher.
  • Fruit salad contains 3 times less Calcium than Mandarin orange. Mandarin orange contains 37mg of Calcium, while Fruit salad contains 11mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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 +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Contains more Calcium +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +19%

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 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.9%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356
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 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +709.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +307.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.9%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.356

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 0.81g 0.51g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31g 0.03g Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34g 13.05g Mandarin orange
Calories 53kcal 50kcal Mandarin orange
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g g Fruit salad
Fiber 1.8g 1g Mandarin orange
Calcium 37mg 11mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.25mg Fruit salad
Magnesium 12mg 8mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 14mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 166mg 116mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 2mg 5mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07mg 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.042mg 0.05mg Fruit salad
Vitamin A 681IU 600IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 3.3mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.014mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.356mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.053mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.027mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg 3µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016mg mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017mg mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028mg mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032mg mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002mg mg Mandarin orange
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 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.005g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.011g Mandarin orange

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Mandarin orange Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad 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.

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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.