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Rambutan vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rambutan and Lemon

  • Rambutan is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Lemon is richer in Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Lemon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% higher.
  • Rambutan has 14 times more Vitamin B3 than Lemon. While Rambutan has 1.352mg of Vitamin B3, Lemon has only 0.1mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Rambutan, canned, syrup pack and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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
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Lemon
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 14% 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +77.8%
Contains more Potassium +228.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%

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 B3 +1252%
Contains more Vitamin A +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +981.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 17% 4% 6% 26% 2% 5% 6% 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 B3 +1252%
Contains more Vitamin A +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +981.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +955.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rambutan Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 19.97g 6.52g Rambutan
Protein 0.65g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.21g 0.3g Lemon
Carbs 20.87g 9.32g Rambutan
Calories 82kcal 29kcal Rambutan
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.5g Rambutan
Fiber 0.9g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 22mg 26mg Lemon
Iron 0.35mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium 7mg 8mg Lemon
Phosphorus 9mg 16mg Lemon
Potassium 42mg 138mg Lemon
Sodium 11mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.08mg 0.06mg Rambutan
Copper 0.066mg 0.037mg Rambutan
Vitamin A 3IU 22IU Lemon
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin C 4.9mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.013mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.02mg Rambutan
Vitamin B3 1.352mg 0.1mg Rambutan
Vitamin B5 0.018mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 8µg 11µg Lemon
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 Rambutan
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

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Rambutan 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
5
Rambutan
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Rambutan
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
4%
Rambutan
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
21%
Rambutan
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Rambutan
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rambutan
Rambutan is lower in glycemic index (difference - 59)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Rambutan - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168167/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.