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Mango vs. Apricot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mango and Apricot?

  • Mango is richer than Apricot in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Mango's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% more.
  • Mango has 5 times more Folate than Apricot. While Mango has 43µg of Folate, Apricot has only 9µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Apricot is lower.

We used Mangos, raw and Apricots, raw types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Mango
2
:
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Manganese +22.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37% 9% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27% 11% 1%
Contains more Copper +42.3%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Manganese +22.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Mango
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +264%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.4%
Contains more Folate +377.8%
Contains more Choline +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.89
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 5% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 2% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +264%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +120.4%
Contains more Folate +377.8%
Contains more Choline +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.89
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mango
1
:
Contains more Carbs +34.7%
Contains more Protein +70.7%
Contains more Other +105.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.39
Equal in Water - 86.35
15% 83%
Protein: 0.82 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 14.98 g
Water: 83.46 g
Other: 0.36 g
11% 86%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 11.12 g
Water: 86.35 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Carbs +34.7%
Contains more Protein +70.7%
Contains more Other +105.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.39
Equal in Water - 86.35

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mango
0
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +21.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.077
30% 46% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.14 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.071 g
10% 62% 28%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.077 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -70.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +21.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.077

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Mango
2
:
Contains more Sucrose +18.7%
Contains more Fructose +397.9%
Contains more Glucose +17.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
51% 15% 34%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 6.97 g
Glucose: 2.01 g
Fructose: 4.68 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
64% 26% 10%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.87 g
Glucose: 2.37 g
Fructose: 0.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +18.7%
Contains more Fructose +397.9%
Contains more Glucose +17.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Mango Apricot
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 9.12g Mango
Protein 0.82g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.38g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 14.98g 11.12g Mango
Calories 60kcal 48kcal Mango
Fructose 4.68g 0.94g Mango
Sugar 13.66g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 1.6g 2g Apricot
Calcium 11mg 13mg Apricot
Iron 0.16mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 14mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 168mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.09mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.111mg 0.078mg Mango
Manganese 0.063mg 0.077mg Apricot
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Mango
Vitamin A 1082IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 96µg Apricot
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.89mg Mango
Vitamin C 36.4mg 10mg Mango
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.03mg Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.6mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.054mg Mango
Folate 43µg 9µg Mango
Choline 7.6mg 2.8mg Mango
Vitamin K 4.2µg 3.3µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.031mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.029mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.05mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.066mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.008mg 0.006mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.042mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.019mg 0.027mg Apricot
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mango Apricot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
25%
Mango
15%
Apricot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Mango
10%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.