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Nectarine vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nectarine and Mandarin orange different?

  • Mandarin orange has more Vitamin C than Nectarine.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Mandarin orange is 24% higher.
  • Nectarine contains 4 times more Vitamin E than Mandarin orange. While Nectarine contains 0.77mg of Vitamin E , Mandarin orange contains only 0.2mg.
  • Nectarine has less Sugar.

Nectarines, raw and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw are the varieties used 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 Iron +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +142.9%
Contains more Copper +104.8%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212%
Contains more Folate +220%
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +285%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +105.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +394.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212%
Contains more Folate +220%

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 Mandarin orange
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 11.54g Mandarin orange
Protein 1.06g 0.81g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.31g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Calories 44kcal 53kcal Mandarin orange
Starch 0.07g 0g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 7.89g 10.58g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 6mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.28mg 0.15mg Nectarine
Magnesium 9mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 26mg 20mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 166mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 2mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.07mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.042mg Nectarine
Vitamin A 332IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.2mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.4mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.036mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.376mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 5µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.002mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.009mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.014mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.016mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.006mg 0.002mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.018mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.008mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.039g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.06g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.065g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Mandarin orange
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
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
8
Mandarin orange

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
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
1%
Nectarine
1%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.69g)
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 - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/nutrients
  2. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.