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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 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
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6
Cherry
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%

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 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 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 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

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
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 the food
Protein
4%
Blueberry
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
12%
Cherry
Fats
2%
Blueberry
1%
Cherry

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.
Blueberry Cherry
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Blueberry Cherry
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 contains less Sugars?
Cherry
Cherry contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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