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Blueberry vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Blueberry and Gooseberry?

  • Blueberry is higher in Manganese, yet Gooseberry is higher in Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Gooseberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% more.
  • Blueberry has 2 times more Manganese than Gooseberry. While Blueberry has 0.336mg of Manganese, Gooseberry has only 0.144mg.

We used Blueberries, raw and Gooseberries, raw types in this article.

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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 Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains more Potassium +157.1%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
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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Contains more Vitamin E +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +437%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Folate - 6
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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +437%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Folate - 6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 5.88g Blueberry
Protein 0.74g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.33g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 14.49g 10.18g Blueberry
Calories 57kcal 44kcal Blueberry
Starch 0.03g g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g g Gooseberry
Fiber 2.4g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 6mg 25mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.28mg 0.31mg Gooseberry
Magnesium 6mg 10mg Gooseberry
Phosphorus 12mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 77mg 198mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.12mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 54IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.37mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Blueberry
Vitamin D 0µg µg Blueberry
Vitamin C 9.7mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.03mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.3mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.286mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.08mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19.3µg µg 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 0.038g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.051g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Blueberry Gooseberry
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
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Blueberry
10
Gooseberry

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
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
14%
Blueberry
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
2%
Blueberry
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.