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Blueberry vs. Fruit salad — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Blueberry and Fruit salad

  • The amount of Manganese, Vitamin C, and Fiber in Blueberry is higher than in Fruit salad.
  • Blueberry contains 3 times more Vitamin C than Fruit salad. While Blueberry contains 9.7mg of Vitamin C, Fruit salad contains only 3.3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Blueberries, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids.

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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 Iron +12%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Manganese +122.5%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17% 20% 0%
Contains more Iron +12%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +14.3%
Contains more Copper +14%
Contains more Manganese +122.5%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.6%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin C +193.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1011.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +193.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +1011.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +45.1%
Contains more Fats +1000%
Contains more Carbs +11%
Contains more Other +13%
Equal in Carbs - 13.05
Equal in Water - 86.15
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.51 g
Fats: 0.03 g
Carbs: 13.05 g
Water: 86.15 g
Other: 0.26 g
Contains more Protein +45.1%
Contains more Fats +1000%
Contains more Carbs +11%
Contains more Other +13%
Equal in Carbs - 13.05
Equal in Water - 86.15

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +840%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1227.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
20% 25% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.004 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.011 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +840%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1227.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 12.05g Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 0.51g Blueberry
Fats 0.33g 0.03g Blueberry
Carbs 14.49g 13.05g Blueberry
Calories 57kcal 50kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g Fruit salad
Fiber 2.4g 1g Blueberry
Calcium 6mg 11mg Fruit salad
Iron 0.28mg 0.25mg Blueberry
Magnesium 6mg 8mg Fruit salad
Phosphorus 12mg 14mg Fruit salad
Potassium 77mg 116mg Fruit salad
Sodium 1mg 5mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.16mg 0.14mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.05mg Blueberry
Manganese 0.336mg 0.151mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.1µg Blueberry
Vitamin A 54IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 30µg Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 9.7mg 3.3mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.014mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.356mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.053mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.027mg Blueberry
Folate 6µg 3µg Blueberry
Choline 6mg Blueberry
Vitamin K 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg Blueberry
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.005g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.011g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Blueberry Fruit salad
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
11%
Blueberry
5%
Fruit salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Blueberry
8%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.96g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry 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

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. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients
  2. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.