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Prune vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Prune and Apricot

  • Prune has more Vitamin K, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium, however Apricot is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Prune's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 47% more.
  • Prune contains 5 times more Vitamin B2 than Apricot. Prune contains 0.186mg of Vitamin B2, while Apricot contains 0.04mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked and Apricots, raw.

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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
Prune
7
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Contains more Calcium +230.8%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +182.6%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 35% 30% 30% 65% 1% 12% 94%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +230.8%
Contains more Iron +138.5%
Contains more Magnesium +310%
Contains more Phosphorus +200%
Contains more Potassium +182.6%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Copper +260.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Prune
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1703%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +107%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Folate +125%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 47% 9% 0% 2% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 3% 0% 149%
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 B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +279.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1703%
Contains more Vitamin A +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +107%
Contains more Vitamin C +1566.7%
Contains more Folate +125%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prune Apricot Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 9.12g Prune
Protein 2.18g 1.4g Prune
Fats 0.38g 0.39g Apricot
Carbs 63.88g 11.12g Prune
Calories 240kcal 48kcal Prune
Starch 5.11g g Prune
Fructose 12.45g 0.94g Prune
Sugar 38.13g 9.24g Apricot
Fiber 7.1g 2g Prune
Calcium 43mg 13mg Prune
Iron 0.93mg 0.39mg Prune
Magnesium 41mg 10mg Prune
Phosphorus 69mg 23mg Prune
Potassium 732mg 259mg Prune
Sodium 2mg 1mg Apricot
Zinc 0.44mg 0.2mg Prune
Copper 0.281mg 0.078mg Prune
Vitamin A 781IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.43mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.6mg 10mg Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0.03mg Prune
Vitamin B2 0.186mg 0.04mg Prune
Vitamin B3 1.882mg 0.6mg Prune
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.24mg Prune
Vitamin B6 0.205mg 0.054mg Prune
Folate 4µg 9µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 59.5µg 3.3µg Prune
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.015mg Prune
Threonine 0.049mg 0.047mg Prune
Isoleucine 0.041mg 0.041mg
Leucine 0.066mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine 0.05mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine 0.016mg 0.006mg Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052mg 0.052mg
Valine 0.056mg 0.047mg Prune
Histidine 0.027mg 0.027mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Prune
Saturated Fat 0.088g 0.027g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.077g Apricot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prune 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
31
Prune
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
35
Prune
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
13%
Prune
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
64%
Prune
11%
Apricot
Fats
2%
Prune
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.