Apple vs. Peach

Nutrition comparison of Apple and Peach


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of apple versus peach (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in apple and peach:

  • Apple is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Peach has more niacin and pantothenic acid.
Detailed nutritional comparison of apple and peach is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Apple (Apples, raw, with skin (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) and Peach (Peaches, yellow, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Here's an infographic summarizing the nutritional differences between apple and peach. marks particularly rich nutrients.


Calories and Carbs

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Apple and peach contain similar amounts of calories - apple has 52 calories per 100 grams and peach has 42 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, apple is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to peach for fat. Apple has a macronutrient ratio of 2:95:3 and for peach, 8:87:6 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Apple Peach
Protein 2% 8%
Carbohydrates 95% 87%
Fat 3% 6%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Apple and peach contain similar amounts carbs - apple has 13.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and peach has 10.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Apple is a great source of dietary fiber and it has 60% more dietary fiber than peach - apple has 2.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and peach has 1.5g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Peach has less sugar than apple - apple has 10.4g of sugar per 100 grams and peach does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of protein - apple has 0.26g of protein per 100 grams and peach has 0.91g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both apple and peach are low in saturated fat - apple has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and peach does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - apple has 4.6mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and peach has 4.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Peach has 700% more Vitamin A than apple - apple has 3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and peach has 24ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - apple has 0.18mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and peach does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - apple has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and peach has 3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Peach has more niacin and pantothenic acid. Both apple and peach contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Apple Peach
Thiamin 0.017 MG 0.024 MG
Riboflavin 0.026 MG 0.031 MG
Niacin 0.091 MG 0.806 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.061 MG 0.153 MG
Vitamin B6 0.041 MG 0.025 MG
Folate 3 UG 6 UG

Minerals

calcium

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of calcium - apple has 6mg of calcium per 100 grams and peach has 4mg of calcium.

iron

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of iron - apple has 0.12mg of iron per 100 grams and peach has 0.34mg of iron.

potassium

Apple and peach contain similar amounts of potassium - apple has 107mg of potassium per 100 grams and peach has 122mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Apple Peach
beta-carotene 27 UG 224 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 29 UG 132 UG



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Apple (Apples, raw, with skin (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) and Peach (Peaches, yellow, raw) .

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