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Pineapple vs Nectarine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pineapple and Nectarine?

  • Pineapple is richer than Nectarine in Vitamin C, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 47% more.
  • Pineapple has 17 times more Manganese than Nectarine. While Pineapple has 0.927mg of Manganese, Nectarine has only 0.054mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Nectarine is lower.

We used Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +225%
Contains more Potassium +84.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +41.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.28

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 +785.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin A +472.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +3750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +214.3%
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 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +785.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +348%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin A +472.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +3750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +214.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Nectarine Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 8.85g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1.06g Nectarine
Fats 0.12g 0.32g Nectarine
Carbs 13.12g 10.55g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 44kcal Pineapple
Starch 0g 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 2.12g 1.37g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g 7.89g Nectarine
Fiber 1.4g 1.7g Nectarine
Calcium 13mg 6mg Pineapple
Iron 0.29mg 0.28mg Pineapple
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 26mg Nectarine
Potassium 109mg 201mg Nectarine
Sodium 1mg 0mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.12mg 0.17mg Nectarine
Copper 0.11mg 0.086mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 332IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.77mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 5.4mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.034mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.027mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.125mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.185mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.025mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 5µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.2µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.005mg
Threonine 0.019mg 0.009mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg 0.009mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg 0.014mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg 0.016mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg 0.006mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Valine 0.024mg 0.013mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg 0.008mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.025g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.088g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.113g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Nectarine
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
10
Nectarine
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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 food.
Protein
3%
Pineapple
6%
Nectarine
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
11%
Nectarine
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. 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.