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Nectarine vs. Pomegranate — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Nectarine and Pomegranate?

  • Nectarine is higher in Vitamin B3, yet Pomegranate is higher in Vitamin K, Fiber, Folate, Copper, and Vitamin C.
  • Pomegranate's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 12% more.
  • Nectarine has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Pomegranate. While Nectarine has 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, Pomegranate has only 0.293mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Nectarine is lower.

We used Nectarines, raw and Pomegranates, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Copper +83.7%
Contains more Manganese +120.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Iron - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29% 8% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 12% 9% 16% 21% 1% 10% 53% 16% 3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.9%
Contains more Copper +83.7%
Contains more Manganese +120.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Iron - 0.3

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Choline +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +645.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 4% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 12% 0% 34% 17% 13% 6% 23% 18% 29% 0% 5% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +284%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +660%
Contains more Choline +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +645.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Protein +57.5%
Contains more Fats +265.6%
Contains more Carbs +77.3%
Contains more Other +10.4%
11% 88%
Protein: 1.06 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 10.55 g
Water: 87.59 g
Other: 0.48 g
2% 19% 78%
Protein: 1.67 g
Fats: 1.17 g
Carbs: 18.7 g
Water: 77.93 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Water +12.4%
Contains more Protein +57.5%
Contains more Fats +265.6%
Contains more Carbs +77.3%
Contains more Other +10.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.093
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
41% 32% 27%
Saturated Fat: 0.12 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.093 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.093

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Nectarine Pomegranate
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Pomegranate Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 14.7g Pomegranate
Protein 1.06g 1.67g Pomegranate
Fats 0.32g 1.17g Pomegranate
Carbs 10.55g 18.7g Pomegranate
Calories 44kcal 83kcal Pomegranate
Starch 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g 13.67g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 4g Pomegranate
Calcium 6mg 10mg Pomegranate
Iron 0.28mg 0.3mg Pomegranate
Magnesium 9mg 12mg Pomegranate
Phosphorus 26mg 36mg Pomegranate
Potassium 201mg 236mg Pomegranate
Sodium 0mg 3mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.35mg Pomegranate
Copper 0.086mg 0.158mg Pomegranate
Manganese 0.054mg 0.119mg Pomegranate
Selenium 0µg 0.5µg Pomegranate
Vitamin A 332IU 0IU Nectarine
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 0µg Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.6mg Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 10.2mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.067mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.053mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.293mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.377mg Pomegranate
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.075mg Pomegranate
Folate 5µg 38µg Pomegranate
Choline 6.2mg 7.6mg Pomegranate
Vitamin K 2.2µg 16.4µg Pomegranate
Tryptophan 0.005mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg Nectarine
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.12g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.093g Pomegranate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.079g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Pomegranate
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Nectarine
15%
Pomegranate
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Nectarine
14%
Pomegranate

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pomegranate
Pomegranate is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/nutrients
  2. Pomegranate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169134/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.