Orange Zest vs. Strawberries

Nutrition comparison of Orange Zest and Strawberries


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in orange zest and strawberries:

  • Both strawberries and orange zest are high in Vitamin C.
  • Orange zest has more thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.
  • Orange zest is a great source of potassium.
  • Orange zest is an excellent source of calcium and dietary fiber.
  • Strawberry has 67% less calories than orange zest.
  • Strawberry has 69% less carbohydrates than orange zest.
Detailed nutritional comparison of orange zest and strawberries 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: Orange Zest (Orange peel, raw) and Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberry has 67% less calories than orange zest - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and orange zest has 97 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, orange zest is heavier in carbs, lighter in fat and similar to strawberries for protein. Orange zest has a macronutrient ratio of 6:93:2 and for strawberries, 8:85:7 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Orange Zest Strawberries
Protein 6% 8%
Carbohydrates 93% 85%
Fat 2% 7%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberry has 69% less carbohydrates than orange zest - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and orange zest has 25g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Orange zest is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 430% more dietary fiber than strawberry - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and orange zest has 10.6g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Orange zest has less sugar than strawberry - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and orange zest does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Strawberries and orange zest contain similar amounts of protein - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and orange zest has 1.5g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and orange zest are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and orange zest has 0.02g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and orange zest are high in Vitamin C. Orange zest has 131% more Vitamin C than strawberry - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and orange zest has 136mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Strawberries and orange zest contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and orange zest has 21ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and orange zest contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and orange zest has 0.25mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and orange zest contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and orange zest does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Orange zest has more thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6. Both orange zest and strawberries contain significant amounts of niacin and folate.

Orange Zest Strawberries
Thiamin 0.12 MG 0.024 MG
Riboflavin 0.09 MG 0.022 MG
Niacin 0.9 MG 0.386 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.49 MG 0.125 MG
Vitamin B6 0.176 MG 0.047 MG
Folate 30 UG 24 UG

Minerals

calcium

Orange zest is an excellent source of calcium and it has 906% more calcium than strawberry - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and orange zest has 161mg of calcium.

iron

Strawberries and orange zest contain similar amounts of iron - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and orange zest has 0.8mg of iron.

potassium

Orange zest is a great source of potassium and it has 39% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and orange zest has 212mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, strawberry has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than orange zest per 100 grams.

Orange Zest Strawberries
alpha linoleic acid 0.011 G 0.065 G
Total 0.011 G 0.065 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, strawberry has more linoleic acid than orange zest per 100 grams.

Orange Zest Strawberries
linoleic acid 0.029 G 0.09 G
Total 0.029 G 0.09 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by weight, but sometimes 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for food. View a custom portion comparison (e.g. cups, oz, package).

You can try adding or subtracting the amount of either Orange Zest or Strawberries .

Note: The specific food items compared are: Orange Zest (Orange peel, raw) and Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) .

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