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

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 Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +285.2%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 2% 10% 4% 9% 2% 5% 1%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +285.2%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
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 C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 4% 4% 0% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 0% 6% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
6%
Cherry
2%
Apple
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
14%
Apple
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Apple

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.
Cherry Apple
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry Apple
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 - 1.9g)
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)

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

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. 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.