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Apricot vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Apricot and Cherry

  • Cherry contains less Vitamin E than Apricot.

Food types used in this article are Apricots, raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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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Cherry
Contains more Iron +21.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Iron +21.9%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +1171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.7%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1283
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.7%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1283
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 1.4g 1g Apricot
Fats 0.39g 0.3g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 48kcal 50kcal Cherry
Starch g g
Fructose 0.94g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 9.24g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 2g 1.6g Apricot
Calcium 13mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.39mg 0.32mg Apricot
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Apricot
Phosphorus 23mg 15mg Apricot
Potassium 259mg 173mg Apricot
Sodium 1mg 3mg Apricot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.1mg Apricot
Copper 0.078mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1279IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.07mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 10mg
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.03mg
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.4mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.143mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.044mg Apricot
Folate 9µg 8µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 2.1µg Apricot
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.068g Apricot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.082g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Apricot
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
10
Cherry

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 food.
Protein
8%
Apricot
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Apricot
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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 to 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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.