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Maple syrup vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Maple syrup and Mandarin orange

  • Maple syrup has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Calcium, while Mandarin orange has more Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Maple syrup's daily need coverage for Manganese is 125% higher.
  • Mandarin orange contains 35 times less Vitamin B2 than Maple syrup. Maple syrup contains 1.27mg of Vitamin B2, while Mandarin orange contains 0.036mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Syrups, maple and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +175.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +900%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 31% 5% 15% 1% 19% 2% 41% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Calcium +175.7%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Iron +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +900%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +133.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3427.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3800%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 17% 294% 2% 3% 1% 0% 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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3427.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3800%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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.
Maple syrup Mandarin orange
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maple syrup Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 67.04g 11.54g Maple syrup
Protein 0.04g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.06g 0.31g Mandarin orange
Carbs 67.04g 13.34g Maple syrup
Calories 260kcal 53kcal Maple syrup
Starch g 0g Mandarin orange
Fructose 0.52g 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar 60.46g 10.58g Mandarin orange
Fiber 0g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 102mg 37mg Maple syrup
Iron 0.11mg 0.15mg Mandarin orange
Magnesium 21mg 12mg Maple syrup
Phosphorus 2mg 20mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 212mg 166mg Maple syrup
Sodium 12mg 2mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 1.47mg 0.07mg Maple syrup
Copper 0.018mg 0.042mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 0IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.058mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B2 1.27mg 0.036mg Maple syrup
Vitamin B3 0.081mg 0.376mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B5 0.036mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate 0µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Threonine mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Maple syrup
Saturated Fat 0.007g 0.039g Maple syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.06g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Maple syrup Mandarin orange
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
26
Maple syrup
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
15
Maple syrup
8
Mandarin orange

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
0%
Maple syrup
5%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
67%
Maple syrup
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
0%
Maple syrup
1%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maple syrup
Maple syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 49.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange 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. Maple syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169661/nutrients
  2. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.