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Nectarine vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Nectarine and Lemon

  • Nectarine is higher in Vitamin B3, and Copper, however Lemon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% higher.
  • Nectarine has 11 times more Vitamin B3 than Lemon. While Nectarine has 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, Lemon has only 0.1mg.
  • Lemon has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Nectarines, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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 Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +183.3%
Contains more Copper +132.4%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +114.3%

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
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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +1409.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +881.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Folate +120%
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 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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1409.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +413.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1025%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +881.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +220%
Contains more Folate +120%
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.
Nectarine Lemon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 6.52g Nectarine
Protein 1.06g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.32g 0.3g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 9.32g Nectarine
Calories 44kcal 29kcal Nectarine
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 1.7g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 6mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.28mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 9mg 8mg Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 16mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 138mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 2mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.06mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.037mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 22IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.15mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.4mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.02mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.1mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 5µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.039g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.011g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.089g Nectarine

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Nectarine 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
10
Nectarine
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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
6%
Nectarine
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Nectarine
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.39g)
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)
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.
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.