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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Lemon. Mango has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Lemon has 1µg.
  • Lemon contains less Sugar.

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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +21.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Iron +275%
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 Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
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 Folate +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19

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.
Mango Lemon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 6.52g Mango
Protein 0.82g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.38g 0.3g Mango
Carbs 14.98g 9.32g Mango
Calories 60kcal 29kcal Mango
Starch g g
Fructose 4.68g g Mango
Sugar 13.66g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 1.6g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 11mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.16mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Mango
Phosphorus 14mg 16mg Lemon
Potassium 168mg 138mg Mango
Sodium 1mg 2mg Mango
Zinc 0.09mg 0.06mg Mango
Copper 0.111mg 0.037mg Mango
Vitamin A 1082IU 22IU Mango
Vitamin E 0.9mg 0.15mg Mango
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.4mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.02mg Mango
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.1mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg 0.19mg Mango
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.08mg Mango
Folate 43µg 11µg Mango
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.2µg 0µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg mg Mango
Lysine 0.066mg mg Mango
Methionine 0.008mg mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg mg Mango
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.039g Lemon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g 0.011g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mango Lemon
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
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 food.
Protein
5%
Mango
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
15%
Mango
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Mango
1%
Lemon

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 is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (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?
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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. 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.