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Basil vs. Blackberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Basil and Blackberry?

  • Basil is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6, yet Blackberry is richer in Fiber.
  • Basil's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 329% higher.
  • Basil has 24 times more Vitamin A RAE than Blackberry. Basil has 264µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Blackberry has 11µg.

We used Basil, fresh and Blackberries, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +510.3%
Contains more Iron +411.3%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.1%
Contains more Zinc +52.8%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +77.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 54% 119% 46% 24% 27% 1% 23% 129% 150% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 24% 15% 10% 15% 1% 15% 56% 85% 3%
Contains more Calcium +510.3%
Contains more Iron +411.3%
Contains more Magnesium +220%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.5%
Contains more Potassium +82.1%
Contains more Zinc +52.8%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Manganese +77.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Basil
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Contains more Vitamin A +2365%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +416.7%
Contains more Folate +172%
Contains more Choline +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1994.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 317% 16% 0% 60% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 51% 0% 7% 1037%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 24% 0% 70% 5% 6% 13% 17% 7% 19% 0% 5% 50%
Contains more Vitamin A +2365%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +416.7%
Contains more Folate +172%
Contains more Choline +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1994.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +126.6%
Contains more Fats +30.6%
Contains more Other +316.7%
Contains more Carbs +262.6%
Equal in Water - 88.15
3% 3% 92%
Protein: 3.15 g
Fats: 0.64 g
Carbs: 2.65 g
Water: 92.06 g
Other: 1.5 g
10% 88%
Protein: 1.39 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 9.61 g
Water: 88.15 g
Other: 0.36 g
Contains more Protein +126.6%
Contains more Fats +30.6%
Contains more Other +316.7%
Contains more Carbs +262.6%
Equal in Water - 88.15

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.9%
8% 17% 75%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.389 g
4% 14% 82%
Saturated Fat: 0.014 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.28 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +87.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.9%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Galactose +800%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +11450%
Contains more Fructose +11900%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
6% 6% 87%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.02 g
Fructose: 0.02 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.27 g
47% 49%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.07 g
Glucose: 2.31 g
Fructose: 2.4 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.07 g
Galactose: 0.03 g
Contains more Galactose +800%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +11450%
Contains more Fructose +11900%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Basil Blackberry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Basil Blackberry Opinion
Net carbs 1.05g 4.31g Blackberry
Protein 3.15g 1.39g Basil
Fats 0.64g 0.49g Basil
Carbs 2.65g 9.61g Blackberry
Calories 23kcal 43kcal Blackberry
Fructose 0.02g 2.4g Blackberry
Sugar 0.3g 4.88g Basil
Fiber 1.6g 5.3g Blackberry
Calcium 177mg 29mg Basil
Iron 3.17mg 0.62mg Basil
Magnesium 64mg 20mg Basil
Phosphorus 56mg 22mg Basil
Potassium 295mg 162mg Basil
Sodium 4mg 1mg Blackberry
Zinc 0.81mg 0.53mg Basil
Copper 0.385mg 0.165mg Basil
Manganese 1.148mg 0.646mg Basil
Selenium 0.3µg 0.4µg Blackberry
Vitamin A 5275IU 214IU Basil
Vitamin A RAE 264µg 11µg Basil
Vitamin E 0.8mg 1.17mg Blackberry
Vitamin C 18mg 21mg Blackberry
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.02mg Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.026mg Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902mg 0.646mg Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209mg 0.276mg Blackberry
Vitamin B6 0.155mg 0.03mg Basil
Folate 68µg 25µg Basil
Choline 11.4mg 8.5mg Basil
Vitamin K 414.8µg 19.8µg Basil
Tryptophan 0.039mg Basil
Threonine 0.104mg Basil
Isoleucine 0.104mg Basil
Leucine 0.191mg Basil
Lysine 0.11mg Basil
Methionine 0.036mg Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13mg Basil
Valine 0.127mg Basil
Histidine 0.051mg Basil
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.014g Blackberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.047g Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389g 0.28g Basil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Basil Blackberry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
121%
Basil
17%
Blackberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
57%
Basil
23%
Blackberry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Blackberry
Blackberry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blackberry
Blackberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Blackberry
Blackberry is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Basil
Basil is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.58g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Basil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172232/nutrients
  2. Blackberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173946/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.