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Peach vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peach and Nectarine?

    We used Peaches, yellow, raw and Nectarines, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
    Peach
    0
    :
    Contains more Iron +12%
    Contains more Copper +26.5%
    Contains more Phosphorus +30%
    Equal in Calcium - 6
    Equal in Potassium - 201
    Equal in Magnesium - 9
    Equal in Zinc - 0.17
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 2% 17% 7% 23% 5% 9% 0%
    Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
    Contains more Iron +12%
    Contains more Copper +26.5%
    Contains more Phosphorus +30%
    Equal in Calcium - 6
    Equal in Potassium - 201
    Equal in Magnesium - 9
    Equal in Zinc - 0.17

    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
    Peach
    3
    :
    Contains more Vitamin C +22.2%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
    Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.9%
    Contains more Folate +25%
    Equal in Vitamin A - 332
    Equal in Vitamin E - 0.77
    Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.025
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 20% 15% 0% 6% 8% 16% 10% 6% 0% 7% 3%
    Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
    Contains more Vitamin C +22.2%
    Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
    Contains more Vitamin K +18.2%
    Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
    Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
    Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.9%
    Contains more Folate +25%
    Equal in Vitamin A - 332
    Equal in Vitamin E - 0.77
    Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.025

    Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

    Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
    Vitamin Summary Score
    9
    Peach
    10
    Nectarine
    Mineral Summary Score
    9
    Peach
    10
    Nectarine

    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 the food
    Protein
    5%
    Peach
    6%
    Nectarine
    Carbohydrates
    10%
    Peach
    11%
    Nectarine
    Fats
    1%
    Peach
    1%
    Nectarine

    Comparison summary table

    Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
    Peach Nectarine
    Lower in Saturated Fat ok
    Lower in glycemic index ok
    Lower in price ok
    Lower in Sugars ok
    Rich in minerals ok
    Lower in Cholesterol Equal
    Lower in Sodium Equal
    Rich in vitamins Equal

    Which food is preferable in case of diets?

    ok
    ok
    is better in case of low diet
    Peach Nectarine
    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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
    Peach
    Peach is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
    Which food is lower in glycemic index?
    Peach
    Peach is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
    Which food is cheaper?
    Peach
    Peach is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
    Which food contains less Sugars?
    Nectarine
    Nectarine contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
    Which food is richer in minerals?
    Nectarine
    Nectarine is relatively richer in minerals
    Which food contains less Cholesterol?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
    Which food contains less Sodium?
    ?
    The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
    Which food is richer in vitamins?
    ?
    It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

    All nutrients comparison - raw data values

    In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
    Nutrient Peach Nectarine Opinion
    Calories 39 44 Nectarine
    Protein 0.91 1.06 Nectarine
    Fats 0.25 0.32 Nectarine
    Vitamin C 6.6 5.4 Peach
    Carbs 9.54 10.55 Nectarine
    Cholesterol 0 0
    Vitamin D 0 0
    Iron 0.25 0.28 Nectarine
    Calcium 6 6
    Potassium 190 201 Nectarine
    Magnesium 9 9
    Sugars 8.39 7.89 Nectarine
    Fiber 1.5 1.7 Nectarine
    Copper 0.068 0.086 Nectarine
    Zinc 0.17 0.17
    Starch 0 0.07 Nectarine
    Phosphorus 20 26 Nectarine
    Sodium 0 0
    Vitamin A 326 332 Nectarine
    Vitamin E 0.73 0.77 Nectarine
    Vitamin D 0 0
    Vitamin B1 0.024 0.034 Nectarine
    Vitamin B2 0.031 0.027 Peach
    Vitamin B3 0.806 1.125 Nectarine
    Vitamin B5 0.153 0.185 Nectarine
    Vitamin B6 0.025 0.025
    Vitamin B12 0 0
    Vitamin K 2.6 2.2 Peach
    Folate 4 5 Nectarine
    Trans Fat 0 0
    Saturated Fat 0.019 0.025 Peach
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.067 0.088 Nectarine
    Polyunsaturated fat 0.086 0.113 Nectarine
    Tryptophan 0.01 0.005 Peach
    Threonine 0.016 0.009 Peach
    Isoleucine 0.017 0.009 Peach
    Leucine 0.027 0.014 Peach
    Lysine 0.03 0.016 Peach
    Methionine 0.01 0.006 Peach
    Phenylalanine 0.019 0.021 Nectarine
    Valine 0.022 0.013 Peach
    Histidine 0.013 0.008 Peach
    Fructose 1.53 1.37 Peach

    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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

    1. Peach - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169928/nutrients
    2. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.