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Orange juice vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Orange juice and Lemon?

  • Orange juice has less Fiber than Lemon.
  • Orange juice has 3 times more Sugar than Lemon. Orange juice has 8.4g of Sugar, while Lemon has 2.5g.

We used Orange juice, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel types in this comparison.

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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
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3
Lemon
Contains more Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 4% 18% 8% 15% 2% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 8% 13% 6% 13% 2% 7% 1%
Contains more Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Calcium +136.4%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 16

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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3
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 12% 1% 0% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 0% 1% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 177% 2% 3% 0% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +809.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +275%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19

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
22
Orange juice
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Orange juice
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
4%
Orange juice
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
10%
Orange juice
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Orange juice
1%
Lemon

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.
Orange juice Lemon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Orange juice Lemon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.9g)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Orange juice Lemon Opinion
Calories 45 29 Orange juice
Protein 0.7 1.1 Lemon
Fats 0.2 0.3 Lemon
Vitamin C 50 53 Lemon
Carbs 10.4 9.32 Orange juice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 0.6 Lemon
Calcium 11 26 Lemon
Potassium 200 138 Orange juice
Magnesium 11 8 Orange juice
Sugar 8.4 2.5 Lemon
Fiber 0.2 2.8 Lemon
Copper 0.044 0.037 Orange juice
Zinc 0.05 0.06 Lemon
Starch
Phosphorus 17 16 Orange juice
Sodium 1 2 Orange juice
Vitamin A 200 22 Orange juice
Vitamin E 0.04 0.15 Lemon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.02 Orange juice
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.1 Orange juice
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.19
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.08 Lemon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Orange juice
Folate 30 11 Orange juice
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.024 0.039 Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.011 Orange juice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 0.089 Lemon
Tryptophan 0.002 Orange juice
Threonine 0.008 Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008 Orange juice
Leucine 0.013 Orange juice
Lysine 0.009 Orange juice
Methionine 0.003 Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.009 Orange juice
Valine 0.011 Orange juice
Histidine 0.003 Orange juice
Fructose

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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.