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Cherry vs Apple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cherry and Apple?

  • Apple has less Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C than Cherry.
  • Cherry has 21 times more Vitamin A RAE than Apple. Cherry has 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Apple has 3µg.
  • Cherry contains less Sugar.

We used Cherries, sour, red, raw and Apples, raw, with skin types in this comparison.

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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
Cherry
7
:
1
Apple
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +285.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Copper +285.2%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Cherry
8
:
2
Apple
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +339.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.4%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Apple Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 11.41g Apple
Protein 1g 0.26g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Cherry
Carbs 12.18g 13.81g Apple
Calories 50kcal 52kcal Apple
Starch g 0.05g Apple
Fructose 3.51g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 8.49g 10.39g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 2.4g Apple
Calcium 16mg 6mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 0.12mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 5mg Cherry
Phosphorus 15mg 11mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 107mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 1mg Apple
Zinc 0.1mg 0.04mg Cherry
Copper 0.104mg 0.027mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 54IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 4.6mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.017mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.026mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.091mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.061mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.041mg Cherry
Folate 8µg 3µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 2.2µg Apple
Tryptophan mg 0.001mg Apple
Threonine mg 0.006mg Apple
Isoleucine mg 0.006mg Apple
Leucine mg 0.013mg Apple
Lysine mg 0.012mg Apple
Methionine mg 0.001mg Apple
Phenylalanine mg 0.006mg Apple
Valine mg 0.012mg Apple
Histidine mg 0.005mg Apple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.028g Apple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.007g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.051g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cherry Apple
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
14
Cherry
5
Apple
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apple
Apple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.