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Mandarin orange vs Rambutan - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mandarin orange and Rambutan different?

  • Mandarin orange is higher in Vitamin C, however Rambutan is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Mandarin orange is 24% higher.
  • Mandarin orange contains 4 times more Potassium than Rambutan. While Mandarin orange contains 166mg of Potassium, Rambutan contains only 42mg.

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

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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 +68.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Contains more Calcium +68.2%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +57.1%

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 +22600%
Contains more Vitamin C +444.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +290%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +259.6%
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 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +22600%
Contains more Vitamin C +444.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +346.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +290%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +259.6%

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 Rambutan
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Rambutan Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 19.97g Rambutan
Protein 0.81g 0.65g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31g 0.21g Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34g 20.87g Rambutan
Calories 53kcal 82kcal Rambutan
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g g Rambutan
Fiber 1.8g 0.9g Mandarin orange
Calcium 37mg 22mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.35mg Rambutan
Magnesium 12mg 7mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 9mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 166mg 42mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 2mg 11mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07mg 0.08mg Rambutan
Copper 0.042mg 0.066mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 681IU 3IU 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 4.9mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.013mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.022mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 1.352mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.02mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg 8µg 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 g Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mandarin orange Rambutan
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
5
Rambutan
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
7
Rambutan

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
4%
Rambutan
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
21%
Rambutan
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
1%
Rambutan

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
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.

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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.