Apple vs. Granny Smith Apple

Nutrition comparison of Apple and Granny Smith Apple


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

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

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

  • Both granny smith apple and apple are high in dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of apple and granny smith apple 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 Granny Smith Apple (Apples, raw, granny smith, with skin (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of calories - granny smith apple has 58 calories per 100 grams and apple has 52 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, apple is similar to granny smith apple for protein, carbs and fat. Apple has a macronutrient ratio of 2:95:3 and for granny smith apple, 3:94:3 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Apple Granny Smith Apple
Protein 2% 3%
Carbohydrates 95% 94%
Fat 3% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts carbs - granny smith apple has 13.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and apple has 13.8g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both granny smith apple and apple are high in dietary fiber. Granny smith apple has 17% more dietary fiber than apple - granny smith apple has 2.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and apple has 2.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of sugar - granny smith apple has 9.6g of sugar per 100 grams and apple has 10.4g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of protein - granny smith apple has 0.44g of protein per 100 grams and apple has 0.26g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Apple has more Vitamin C than granny smith apple - apple has 4.6mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and granny smith apple does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - granny smith apple has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and apple has 3ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - granny smith apple has 0.18mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and apple has 0.18mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - granny smith apple has 3.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and apple has 2.2ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Both apple and granny smith apple contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Apple Granny Smith Apple
Thiamin 0.017 MG 0.019 MG
Riboflavin 0.026 MG 0.025 MG
Niacin 0.091 MG 0.126 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.061 MG 0.056 MG
Vitamin B6 0.041 MG 0.037 MG
Folate 3 UG 3 UG

Minerals

calcium

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of calcium - granny smith apple has 5mg of calcium per 100 grams and apple has 6mg of calcium.

iron

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of iron - granny smith apple has 0.15mg of iron per 100 grams and apple has 0.12mg of iron.

potassium

Granny smith apple and apple contain similar amounts of potassium - granny smith apple has 120mg of potassium per 100 grams and apple has 107mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, both apple and granny smith apple contain significant amounts of quercetin.

Apple Granny Smith Apple
luteolin 0.12 mg ~
kaempferol 0.14 mg ~
Quercetin 4.01 mg 2.54 mg

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 Granny Smith Apple
beta-carotene 27 UG 59 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 29 UG 64 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 Granny Smith Apple (Apples, raw, granny smith, with skin (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) .

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