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Purple mangosteen vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Purple mangosteen and Lemon?

  • Lemon is richer than Purple mangosteen in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 56% more.
  • Purple mangosteen has 3 times more Folate than Lemon. While Purple mangosteen has 31µg of Folate, Lemon has only 11µg.

We used Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack and Lemons, raw, without peel 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 Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +187.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Copper +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +187.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +186%
Contains more Folate +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1727.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +493.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +186%
Contains more Folate +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1727.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +493.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%

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.
Purple mangosteen Lemon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Purple mangosteen Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 16.11g 6.52g Purple mangosteen
Protein 0.41g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.58g 0.3g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 17.91g 9.32g Purple mangosteen
Calories 73kcal 29kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.5g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 1.8g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 12mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.3mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 13mg 8mg Purple mangosteen
Phosphorus 8mg 16mg Lemon
Potassium 48mg 138mg Lemon
Sodium 7mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.21mg 0.06mg Purple mangosteen
Copper 0.069mg 0.037mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin A 35IU 22IU Purple mangosteen
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.9mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.04mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.054mg 0.02mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.286mg 0.1mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.018mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 31µg 11µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Lemon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Purple mangosteen Lemon
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
6
Purple mangosteen
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
8
Purple mangosteen
9
Lemon

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
18%
Purple mangosteen
9%
Lemon
Fats
3%
Purple mangosteen
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/nutrients
  2. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.