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Mulberry vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mulberry and Purple mangosteen?

  • Mulberry is higher in Vitamin C, and Iron, yet Purple mangosteen is higher in Folate.
  • Mulberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 37% more.
  • Mulberry has 6 times more Iron than Purple mangosteen. While Mulberry has 1.85mg of Iron, Purple mangosteen has only 0.3mg.

We used Mulberries, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +304.2%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +375%
Contains more Potassium +304.2%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Copper +15%

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 +1155.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1155.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +40%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.2%
Contains more Folate +416.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mulberry Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 8.1g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 1.44g 0.41g Mulberry
Fats 0.39g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 9.8g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 43kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.1g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 39mg 12mg Mulberry
Iron 1.85mg 0.3mg Mulberry
Magnesium 18mg 13mg Mulberry
Phosphorus 38mg 8mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 48mg Mulberry
Sodium 10mg 7mg Purple mangosteen
Zinc 0.12mg 0.21mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.06mg 0.069mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 25IU 35IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.4mg 2.9mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.054mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.286mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.032mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.018mg Mulberry
Folate 6µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.8µg µg Mulberry
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mulberry Purple mangosteen
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
18
Mulberry
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
19
Mulberry
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
9%
Mulberry
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
10%
Mulberry
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
2%
Mulberry
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.