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Blueberry vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Blueberry and Apple

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Manganese, and Vitamin C in Blueberry is higher than in Apple.
  • Blueberry covers your daily need of Vitamin K 14% more than Apple.
  • Blueberry contains 10 times more Manganese than Apple. While Blueberry contains 0.336mg of Manganese, Apple contains only 0.035mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Blueberries, raw and Apples, raw, with skin.

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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
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +111.1%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Potassium +39%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Equal in Phosphorus - 11
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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Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +777.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 4% 4% 0% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 0% 6% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +777.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin A - 54

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Apple Opinion
Calories 57kcal 52kcal Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 0.26g Blueberry
Fats 0.33g 0.17g Blueberry
Vitamin C 9.7mg 4.6mg Blueberry
Net carbs 12.09g 11.41g Blueberry
Carbs 14.49g 13.81g Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.28mg 0.12mg Blueberry
Calcium 6mg 6mg
Potassium 77mg 107mg Apple
Magnesium 6mg 5mg Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 10.39g Blueberry
Fiber 2.4g 2.4g
Copper 0.057mg 0.027mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.16mg 0.04mg Blueberry
Starch 0.03g 0.05g Apple
Phosphorus 12mg 11mg Blueberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 54IU 54IU
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.18mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.017mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.091mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.061mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.3µg 2.2µg Blueberry
Folate 6µg 3µg Blueberry
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.028g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.007g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.051g Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.001mg Blueberry
Threonine 0.02mg 0.006mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.006mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Methionine 0.012mg 0.001mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.006mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg 0.005mg Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g 5.9g Apple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blueberry Apple
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
12
Blueberry
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
7
Blueberry
4
Apple

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
4%
Blueberry
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
14%
Apple
Fats
2%
Blueberry
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.43g)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apple
Apple is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.028 g)

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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.