Apple vs Orange: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Apple - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Orange - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is More Calories in Apple

At first glance, you can see that in apple is just a little more calories than in orange.

Apple has 52 kcal per 100g and orange 49 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 6%.

In apple and in orange most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare apple with orange in details.

Fact 2: Apple And Orange Nutrition Difference

Orange vs Apple: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gAppleOrange
Calories52 49
Carbohydrates13.81 g11.89 g
Fat0.17 g0.3 g
Dietary fiber2.4 g2.5 g
Protein0.26 g0.94 g
Calcium6 mg40 mg
Iron0.12 mg0.09 mg
Magnessium5 mg10 mg
Potassium107 mg179 mg
Zink0.04 mg0.06 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.017 mg0.087 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.026 mg0.04 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.091 mg0.274 mg
Vitaminium B50.061 mg0.25 mg
Vitaminium B60.041 mg0.063 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)3 mg39 mg
Vitaminium C4.6 mg48.5 mg

Less protein in apple

It is aslo easy to see see that in apple is less protein than in orange.

There is 0.94g per 100g of orange and 0.26g per 100g of apple so using simple math we can see that difference is about 262%.

More carbohydrates in apple

In apple is more carbohydrates than in orange.

There is 11.89g/100g of carbohydrates in orange and 13.81g/100g in apple so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 16%.

Less fat in apple

In apple is less fats than in orange.

The tables above show us that there is 0.3g/100g of fats in orange and 0.17g/100g in apple. In this case difference is about 76%.


  • Calories52
  • Carbohydrates13.81 g
  • Fat0.17 g
  • Dietary fiber2.4 g
  • Protein0.26 g
Apple calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 96% CARBS.
  • 2% PROTEIN
  • 3% FAT


  • Calories49
  • Carbohydrates11.89 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber2.5 g
  • Protein0.94 g
Orange calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 88% CARBS
  • 7% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

Vitamins: orange vs apple

Minerals: apple vs orange

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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