Apple vs. Rosemary

Nutrition comparison of Apple and Rosemary


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

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

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

  • Both apple and rosemary are high in dietary fiber.
  • Apple has 100.3 times less saturated fat than rosemary.
  • Rosemary has more riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Rosemary is a great source of Vitamin A.
  • Rosemary is an excellent source of Vitamin C, calcium, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of apple and rosemary 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 Rosemary (Rosemary, fresh) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Rosemary is high in calories and apple has 60% less calories than rosemary - apple has 52 calories per 100 grams and rosemary has 131 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, apple is lighter in carbs and similar to rosemary for protein and fat. Apple has a macronutrient ratio of 2:96:3 and for rosemary, 0:100:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Apple Rosemary
Protein 2% ~
Carbohydrates 96% 100%
Fat 3% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Apple has 33% less carbohydrates than rosemary - apple has 13.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and rosemary has 20.7g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both apple and rosemary are high in dietary fiber. Rosemary has 488% more dietary fiber than apple - apple has 2.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and rosemary has 14.1g of dietary fiber.

sugar

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



Protein

protein

Rosemary has 11 times more protein than apple - apple has 0.26g of protein per 100 grams and rosemary has 3.3g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Apple has 100.3 times less saturated fat than rosemary - apple has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and rosemary has 2.8g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Rosemary is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has 374% more Vitamin C than apple - apple has 4.6mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and rosemary has 21.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Rosemary is a great source of Vitamin A and it has 47 times more Vitamin A than apple - apple has 3ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and rosemary has 146ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

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

Vitamin K

Apple and rosemary contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - apple has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and rosemary does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

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

Apple Rosemary
Thiamin 0.017 MG 0.036 MG
Riboflavin 0.026 MG 0.152 MG
Niacin 0.091 MG 0.912 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.061 MG 0.804 MG
Vitamin B6 0.041 MG 0.336 MG
Folate 3 UG 109 UG

Minerals

calcium

Rosemary is an excellent source of calcium and it has 51 times more calcium than apple - apple has 6mg of calcium per 100 grams and rosemary has 317mg of calcium.

iron

Rosemary is an excellent source of iron and it has 54 times more iron than apple - apple has 0.12mg of iron per 100 grams and rosemary has 6.7mg of iron.

potassium

Rosemary is an excellent source of potassium and it has 524% more potassium than apple - apple has 107mg of potassium per 100 grams and rosemary has 668mg 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, rosemary has more luteolin and apigenin than apple per 100 grams, however, apple contains more quercetin than rosemary per 100 grams.

Apple Rosemary
luteolin 0.12 mg 2.0 mg
kaempferol 0.14 mg ~
Quercetin 4.01 mg ~
apigenin ~ 0.55 mg

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Apple Rosemary
alpha linoleic acid 0.009 G 0.414 G
Total 0.009 G 0.414 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, rosemary has more linoleic acid than apple per 100 grams.

Apple Rosemary
linoleic acid 0.043 G 0.447 G
Total 0.043 G 0.447 G



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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 Rosemary (Rosemary, fresh) .

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