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Apricot vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Apricot and Blueberry

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin A and Potassium, however Blueberry is richer in Vitamin K and Manganese.
  • Blueberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 13% higher.
  • Apricot has 32 times more Vitamin A than Blueberry. While Apricot has 96µg of Vitamin A, Blueberry has only 3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Apricots, raw and Blueberries, raw.

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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 +39.3%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +39.3%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +236.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +36.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +484.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.7
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.052
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 4% 12% 0% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 0% 49% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +2268.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +484.8%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.7
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.052

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
16
Apricot
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
7
Blueberry

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
8%
Apricot
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
14%
Blueberry
Fats
2%
Apricot
2%
Blueberry

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.
Apricot Blueberry
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Blueberry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.72g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)

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 Apricot Blueberry Opinion
Calories 48 57 Blueberry
Protein 1.4 0.74 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.33 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 9.7 Apricot
Carbs 11.12 14.49 Blueberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 0.28 Apricot
Calcium 13 6 Apricot
Potassium 259 77 Apricot
Magnesium 10 6 Apricot
Sugars 9.24 9.96 Apricot
Fiber 2 2.4 Blueberry
Copper 0.078 0.057 Apricot
Zinc 0.2 0.16 Apricot
Starch 0.03 Blueberry
Phosphorus 23 12 Apricot
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 1279 54 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.57 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.037 Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.041 Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.418 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.124 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.052 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 19.3 Blueberry
Folate 9 6 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.028 Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.047 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.146 Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.015 0.003 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 0.02 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 0.023 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 0.044 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 0.013 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 0.012 Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.052 0.026 Apricot
Valine 0.047 0.031 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 0.011 Apricot
Fructose 0.94 4.97 Blueberry

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.