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Mandarin orange vs Kiwifruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mandarin orange and Kiwifruit?

  • Kiwifruit has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Copper, and Vitamin E than Mandarin orange.
  • Kiwifruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 73% higher.

We used Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Kiwifruit, green, raw types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +88%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Equal in Calcium - 34
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70%
Contains more Potassium +88%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Equal in Calcium - 34

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 +682.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin C +247.2%
Contains more Folate +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.341
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 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
Contains more Vitamin A +682.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +630%
Contains more Vitamin C +247.2%
Contains more Folate +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.341

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Kiwifruit Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 11.66g Kiwifruit
Protein 0.81g 1.14g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.31g 0.52g Kiwifruit
Carbs 13.34g 14.66g Kiwifruit
Calories 53kcal 61kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 2.4g 4.35g Kiwifruit
Sugar 10.58g 8.99g Kiwifruit
Fiber 1.8g 3g Kiwifruit
Calcium 37mg 34mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.31mg Kiwifruit
Magnesium 12mg 17mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 20mg 34mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 166mg 312mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 2mg 3mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07mg 0.14mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.042mg 0.13mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin A 681IU 87IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg 1.46mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 26.7mg 92.7mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.027mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.025mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.341mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.183mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.063mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg 25µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 40.3µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.015mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.016mg 0.047mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.017mg 0.051mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.028mg 0.066mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.032mg 0.061mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.002mg 0.024mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.018mg 0.044mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.021mg 0.057mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.011mg 0.027mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.029g Kiwifruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.047g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.287g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Kiwifruit
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
42
Kiwifruit
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
15
Kiwifruit

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
7%
Kiwifruit
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
15%
Kiwifruit
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
2%
Kiwifruit

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.59g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.