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Mandarin orange vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Mandarin orange and Purple mangosteen

  • Mandarin orange is higher than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin C.
  • Mandarin orange covers your daily Vitamin C needs 26% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Mandarin orange contains 3 times more Potassium than Purple mangosteen. While Mandarin orange contains 166mg of Potassium, Purple mangosteen contains only 48mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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 +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +245.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 4% 5% 10% 24% 6% 4% 1%
Contains more Calcium +208.3%
Contains more Potassium +245.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 13

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 +820.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1845.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +575%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +93.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054
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 10% 3% 0% 0% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 0% 0% 24%
Contains more Vitamin C +820.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1845.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +575%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Folate +93.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.054

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
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
3%
Purple mangosteen

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

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Mandarin orange Purple mangosteen
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 - $4.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Purple mangosteen Opinion
Calories 53 73 Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.81 0.41 Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31 0.58 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin C 26.7 2.9 Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34 17.91 Purple mangosteen
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.15 0.3 Purple mangosteen
Calcium 37 12 Mandarin orange
Potassium 166 48 Mandarin orange
Magnesium 12 13 Purple mangosteen
Sugar 10.58 Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8 1.8
Copper 0.042 0.069 Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.07 0.21 Purple mangosteen
Starch 0 Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20 8 Mandarin orange
Sodium 2 7 Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681 35 Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2 Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.054 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036 0.054 Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.376 0.286 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.216 0.032 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078 0.018 Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Mandarin orange
Folate 16 31 Purple mangosteen
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06 Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065 Mandarin orange
Tryptophan 0.002 Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016 Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017 Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028 Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032 Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002 Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018 Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021 Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011 Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4 Mandarin orange

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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.