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Rose hip vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rose hip and Lemon

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, while Lemon has more Vitamin K.
  • Rose hip covers your daily need of Vitamin C 414% more than Lemon.
  • Rose hip contains 217 times more Vitamin A RAE than Lemon. While Rose hip contains 217µg of Vitamin A RAE, Lemon contains only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) 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 Calcium +550%
Contains more Iron +76.7%
Contains more Magnesium +762.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +281.3%
Contains more Potassium +210.9%
Contains more Zinc +316.7%
Contains more Copper +205.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Iron +76.7%
Contains more Magnesium +762.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +281.3%
Contains more Potassium +210.9%
Contains more Zinc +316.7%
Contains more Copper +205.4%
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
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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +19650%
Contains more Vitamin E +3793.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +703.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
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 +19650%
Contains more Vitamin E +3793.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +703.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 14.12g 6.52g Rose hip
Protein 1.6g 1.1g Rose hip
Fats 0.34g 0.3g Rose hip
Carbs 38.22g 9.32g Rose hip
Calories 162kcal 29kcal Rose hip
Starch g g
Fructose 1.16g g Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 24.1g 2.8g Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 26mg Rose hip
Iron 1.06mg 0.6mg Rose hip
Magnesium 69mg 8mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 61mg 16mg Rose hip
Potassium 429mg 138mg Rose hip
Sodium 4mg 2mg Lemon
Zinc 0.25mg 0.06mg Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.037mg Rose hip
Vitamin A 4345IU 22IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg 0.15mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin C 426mg 53mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.02mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.1mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.19mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 3µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin K 25.9µg 0µg Rose hip
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 mg 0mg Rose hip
Trans Fat g 0g Rose hip
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rose hip 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
166
Rose hip
20
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
31
Rose hip
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
10%
Rose hip
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Rose hip
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemon
Lemon contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemon
Lemon is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.