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Pineapple vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pineapple and Apricot?

  • Pineapple is higher in Vitamin C, and Manganese, yet Apricot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin E .
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% more.
  • Pineapple has 12 times more Manganese than Apricot. While Pineapple has 0.927mg of Manganese, Apricot has only 0.077mg.

We used Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Apricots, 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
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +41%
Contains more Iron +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +137.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +41%
Contains more Iron +34.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Potassium +137.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 C +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +2105.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +4350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +2105.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +4350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%

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.
Pineapple Apricot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 9.12g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1.4g Apricot
Fats 0.12g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 13.12g 11.12g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 48kcal Pineapple
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g 0.94g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 1.4g 2g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 13mg
Iron 0.29mg 0.39mg Apricot
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 23mg Apricot
Potassium 109mg 259mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.2mg Apricot
Copper 0.11mg 0.078mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 10mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.03mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.054mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 9µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 3.3µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine 0.019mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine 0.024mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.026mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.012mg 0.006mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine 0.024mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine 0.01mg 0.027mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.027g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Apricot
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
21
Pineapple
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
11
Apricot

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
3%
Pineapple
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Pineapple
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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.

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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.