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Nectarine vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nectarine and Apple

  • Apple contains less Copper, and Vitamin B3 than Nectarine.
  • Apple has 12 times less Vitamin B3 than Nectarine. Nectarine has 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, while Apple has 0.091mg.
  • Nectarine is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Nectarines, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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 Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +87.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.4%
Contains more Potassium +87.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Equal in Calcium - 6

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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Apple
Contains more Vitamin A +514.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +514.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1136.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +64%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.026
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Apple Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 11.41g Apple
Protein 1.06g 0.26g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.17g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 13.81g Apple
Calories 44kcal 52kcal Apple
Starch 0.07g 0.05g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 7.89g 10.39g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 2.4g Apple
Calcium 6mg 6mg
Iron 0.28mg 0.12mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 5mg Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 11mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 107mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 1mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.04mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.027mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 54IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.18mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.4mg 4.6mg Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.017mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.026mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.091mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.061mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.041mg Apple
Folate 5µg 3µg Nectarine
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.2µg
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.001mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg 0.013mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg 0.012mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg 0.001mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.006mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg 0.012mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg 0.005mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.028g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.007g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.051g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Apple
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
10
Nectarine
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
4
Apple

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
6%
Nectarine
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Nectarine
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.