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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" charts 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 Manganese +1616.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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 Manganese Selenium 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37% 121% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29% 8% 0%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +27.9%
Contains more Manganese +1616.7%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" 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 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 Choline +12.7%
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 Choline Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 3% 2%
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%
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 Choline +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +214.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +24.4%
Contains more Protein +96.3%
Contains more Fats +166.7%
Contains more Other +118.2%
Equal in Water - 87.59
13% 86%
Protein: 0.54 g
Fats: 0.12 g
Carbs: 13.12 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 0.22 g
11% 88%
Protein: 1.06 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 10.55 g
Water: 87.59 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Carbs +24.4%
Contains more Protein +96.3%
Contains more Fats +166.7%
Contains more Other +118.2%
Equal in Water - 87.59

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -64%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +576.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.5%
15% 21% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.009 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.04 g
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -64%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +576.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +23%
Contains more Glucose +10.2%
Contains more Fructose +54.7%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.57
61% 18% 22%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.99 g
Glucose: 1.73 g
Fructose: 2.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
62% 20% 17%
Starch: 0.07 g
Sucrose: 4.87 g
Glucose: 1.57 g
Fructose: 1.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +23%
Contains more Glucose +10.2%
Contains more Fructose +54.7%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.57

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pineapple Nectarine
Rich in minerals ok
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 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
Manganese 0.927mg 0.054mg Pineapple
Selenium 0.1µg 0µg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 332IU Nectarine
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 17µg Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.77mg Nectarine
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
Choline 5.5mg 6.2mg Nectarine
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
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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ok
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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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
20%
Pineapple
9%
Nectarine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Pineapple
9%
Nectarine

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in minerals
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 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

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. 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.

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