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Blueberry vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Blueberry and Cherry

  • Blueberry has more Vitamin K, and Manganese, while Cherry has more Vitamin A RAE, and Copper.
  • Blueberry covers your daily need of Vitamin K 14% more than Cherry.
  • Blueberry contains 8 times more Vitamin E than Cherry. While Blueberry contains 0.57mg of Vitamin E , Cherry contains only 0.07mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Blueberries, 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
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Copper +82.5%

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 +714.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +819%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
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 +714.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +819%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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 Cherry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 10.58g Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.33g 0.3g Blueberry
Carbs 14.49g 12.18g Blueberry
Calories 57kcal 50kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g 3.51g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 2.4g 1.6g Blueberry
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.28mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 6mg 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 12mg 15mg Cherry
Potassium 77mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 1mg 3mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.16mg 0.1mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 54IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.07mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.7mg 10mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.03mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.04mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.4mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Folate 6µg 8µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.3µg 2.1µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Blueberry
Threonine 0.02mg mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg mg Blueberry
Methionine 0.012mg mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg mg Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.068g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.09g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blueberry 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
12
Blueberry
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Blueberry
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
4%
Blueberry
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Blueberry
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.47g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.