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Purple mangosteen vs. Acerola — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Purple mangosteen and Acerola different?

  • Acerola is higher than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Acerola covers your daily need of Vitamin C 1861% more than Purple mangosteen.
  • Purple mangosteen contains 2 times more Folate than Acerola. Purple mangosteen contains 31µg of Folate, while Acerola contains 14µg.

Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Acerola, (west indian cherry), raw types were used 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 Iron +50%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +204.2%
Contains more Copper +24.6%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Sodium - 7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24% 14% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 8% 13% 5% 13% 1% 3% 29% 0% 4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +204.2%
Contains more Copper +24.6%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Sodium - 7

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 B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2091.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +57748.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +865.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 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 47% 0% 0% 5592% 5% 14% 8% 19% 3% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2091.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +57748.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +865.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Carbs +132.9%
Contains more Water +12.9%
Contains more Other +25%
Equal in Protein - 0.4
18% 81%
Protein: 0.41 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 17.91 g
Water: 80.94 g
Other: 0.16 g
8% 91%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 7.69 g
Water: 91.41 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Carbs +132.9%
Contains more Water +12.9%
Contains more Other +25%
Equal in Protein - 0.4

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Acerola Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 6.59g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 0.4g Purple mangosteen
Fats 0.58g 0.3g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 7.69g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 32kcal Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 1.1g Purple mangosteen
Calcium 12mg 12mg
Iron 0.3mg 0.2mg Purple mangosteen
Magnesium 13mg 18mg Acerola
Phosphorus 8mg 11mg Acerola
Potassium 48mg 146mg Acerola
Sodium 7mg 7mg
Zinc 0.21mg 0.1mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.086mg Acerola
Manganese 0.102mg Purple mangosteen
Selenium 0.6µg Acerola
Vitamin A 35IU 767IU Acerola
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 38µg Acerola
Vitamin C 2.9mg 1677.6mg Acerola
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.02mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.06mg Acerola
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.4mg Acerola
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.309mg Acerola
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.009mg Purple mangosteen
Folate 31µg 14µg Purple mangosteen
Saturated Fat 0.068g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g Acerola
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g Acerola

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Purple mangosteen Acerola
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
6%
Purple mangosteen
438%
Acerola
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Purple mangosteen
8%
Acerola

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Acerola
Acerola is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is cheaper?
Acerola
Acerola is cheaper (difference - $5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 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

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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/nutrients
  2. Acerola - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171686/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.