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Mango vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mango and Lemon?

  • Mango is richer in Copper, Folate and Vitamin A, yet Lemon is richer in Vitamin C and Iron.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 18% higher.
  • Mango has 54 times more Vitamin A than Lemon. Mango has 54µg of Vitamin A, while Lemon has 1µg.
  • Lemon contains less Sugars.

We used Mangos, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel 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
Mango
5
:
3
Lemon
Contains more Potassium +21.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 4% 15% 8% 37% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Potassium +21.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%

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
Mango
8
:
2
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +4818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 65% 19% 0% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 0% 11% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
26
Mango
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Mango
9
Lemon

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 the food
Protein
5%
Mango
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
15%
Mango
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Mango
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mango Lemon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mango Lemon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mango
Mango contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mango
Mango is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Mango
Mango is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sugars (difference - 11.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mango Lemon Opinion
Calories 60 29 Mango
Protein 0.82 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.38 0.3 Mango
Vitamin C 36.4 53 Lemon
Carbs 14.98 9.32 Mango
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.16 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 11 26 Lemon
Potassium 168 138 Mango
Magnesium 10 8 Mango
Sugars 13.66 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 1.6 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.111 0.037 Mango
Zinc 0.09 0.06 Mango
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Phosphorus 14 16 Lemon
Sodium 1 2 Mango
Vitamin A 1082 22 Mango
Vitamin E 0.9 0.15 Mango
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.028 0.04 Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.038 0.02 Mango
Vitamin B3 0.669 0.1 Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197 0.19 Mango
Vitamin B6 0.119 0.08 Mango
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.2 0 Mango
Folate 43 11 Mango
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.039 Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14 0.011 Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071 0.089 Lemon
Tryptophan 0.013 Mango
Threonine 0.031 Mango
Isoleucine 0.029 Mango
Leucine 0.05 Mango
Lysine 0.066 Mango
Methionine 0.008 Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027 Mango
Valine 0.042 Mango
Histidine 0.019 Mango
Fructose 4.68 Mango

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/nutrients
  2. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.