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Roselle vs. Clementine — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Roselle and Clementine

  • Roselle has more Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium, however, Clementine has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 41% higher.
  • Clementine has 11 times less Iron than Roselle. Roselle has 1.48mg of Iron, while Clementine has 0.14mg.

Food types used in this article are Roselle, 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 +616.7%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +410%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 65% 56% 36% 16% 18% 0.78% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 +616.7%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +410%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 40% 2.8% 6.5% 5.8% 0% 0% 0% 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 C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +681.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12.9%
Contains more Fats +326.7%
Contains more Other +27.5%
Equal in Carbs - 12.02
Equal in Water - 86.58
11% 87%
Protein: 0.96 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 11.31 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.51 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 Protein +12.9%
Contains more Fats +326.7%
Contains more Other +27.5%
Equal in Carbs - 12.02
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.
Roselle Clementine
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roselle Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 11.31g 10.32g Roselle
Protein 0.96g 0.85g Roselle
Fats 0.64g 0.15g Roselle
Carbs 11.31g 12.02g Clementine
Calories 49kcal 47kcal Roselle
Fructose 1.64g Clementine
Sugar 9.18g Roselle
Fiber 1.7g Clementine
Calcium 215mg 30mg Roselle
Iron 1.48mg 0.14mg Roselle
Magnesium 51mg 10mg Roselle
Phosphorus 37mg 21mg Roselle
Potassium 208mg 177mg Roselle
Sodium 6mg 1mg Clementine
Zinc 0.06mg Clementine
Copper 0.043mg Clementine
Manganese 0.023mg Clementine
Selenium 0.1µg Clementine
Vitamin A 287IU Roselle
Vitamin A RAE 14µg Roselle
Vitamin E 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin C 12mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.03mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.31mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 24µg Clementine
Choline 14mg Clementine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roselle 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
6%
Roselle
20%
Clementine
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Roselle
7%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roselle
Roselle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Roselle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168170/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.