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Grapefruit vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 6.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Grapefruit Cranberry
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Cranberry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
22
Grapefruit
11
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
5
Grapefruit
3
Cranberry

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
5%
Grapefruit
2%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
11%
Grapefruit
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Grapefruit
2%
Cranberry

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Grapefruit Cranberry Opinion
Calories 42 55 Cranberry
Protein 0.77 0.4 Grapefruit
Fats 0.14 0.5 Cranberry
Vitamin C 31.2 21 Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66 12.2 Cranberry
Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Iron 0.08 0.4 Cranberry
Calcium 22 26 Cranberry
Potassium 135 Grapefruit
Magnesium 9 Grapefruit
Sugars 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 Grapefruit
Copper 0.032 Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07 Grapefruit
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18 21 Cranberry
Sodium 0 Cranberry
Vitamin A 1150 90 Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043 0.02 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031 0.08 Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.204 0.4 Cranberry
Vitamin B5 0.262 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.053 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0 Grapefruit
Folic acid (B9) 0 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.021 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036 Grapefruit
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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