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Prickly pear vs. Clementine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Prickly pear and Clementine

  • Prickly pear has more Magnesium, and Fiber, however, Clementine is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Clementine covers your daily Vitamin C needs 39% more than Prickly pear.
  • Clementine has 9 times less Magnesium than Prickly pear. Prickly pear has 85mg of Magnesium, while Clementine has 10mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Prickly pears, raw and Clementines, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +86%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 11% 61% 10% 19% 0.65% 3.3% 27% 0% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 5.3% 7.1% 9% 16% 0.13% 1.6% 14% 3% 0.55%
Contains more Calcium +86.7%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +86%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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 B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +300%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.6% 0% 0% 47% 3.5% 14% 8.6% 0% 14% 4.5% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 6.9% 12% 9.1% 17% 18% 0% 7.6% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +300%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Other +310%
Contains more Protein +16.4%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Equal in Water - 86.58
10% 88%
Protein: 0.73 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 87.55 g
Other: 1.64 g
12% 87%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 12.02 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Fats +240%
Contains more Other +310%
Contains more Protein +16.4%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Equal in Water - 86.58

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Prickly pear Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prickly pear Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 5.97g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 0.73g 0.85g Clementine
Fats 0.51g 0.15g Prickly pear
Carbs 9.57g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 41kcal 47kcal Clementine
Fructose 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 9.18g Prickly pear
Fiber 3.6g 1.7g Prickly pear
Calcium 56mg 30mg Prickly pear
Iron 0.3mg 0.14mg Prickly pear
Magnesium 85mg 10mg Prickly pear
Phosphorus 24mg 21mg Prickly pear
Potassium 220mg 177mg Prickly pear
Sodium 5mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.12mg 0.06mg Prickly pear
Copper 0.08mg 0.043mg Prickly pear
Manganese 0.023mg Clementine
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Prickly pear
Vitamin A 43IU Prickly pear
Vitamin A RAE 2µg Prickly pear
Vitamin E 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin C 14mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.03mg Prickly pear
Vitamin B3 0.46mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 6µg 24µg Clementine
Choline 14mg Clementine
Saturated Fat 0.067g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g Prickly pear
Polyunsaturated fat 0.213g Prickly pear

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prickly pear Clementine
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
7%
Prickly pear
20%
Clementine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
15%
Prickly pear
7%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prickly pear
Prickly pear is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Prickly pear - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167750/nutrients
  2. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.