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Cherry vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cherry and Blueberry

  • Cherry has more Vitamin A RAE, and Copper, while Blueberry has more Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Blueberry covers your daily need of Vitamin K 14% more than Cherry.
  • Cherry contains 21 times more Vitamin A RAE than Blueberry. While Cherry contains 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, Blueberry contains only 3µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cherries, sour, red, raw and Blueberries, 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
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%
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% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +124.7%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +60%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +714.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +819%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.7
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
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% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +2275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +714.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +819%
Equal in Vitamin C - 9.7
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418

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 Blueberry
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 1g 0.74g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.33g Blueberry
Carbs 12.18g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 50kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 3.51g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 8.49g 9.96g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 2.4g Blueberry
Calcium 16mg 6mg Cherry
Iron 0.32mg 0.28mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 6mg Cherry
Phosphorus 15mg 12mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 77mg Cherry
Sodium 3mg 1mg Blueberry
Zinc 0.1mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.104mg 0.057mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 54IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 9.7mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.124mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.052mg Blueberry
Folate 8µg 6µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.028g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.047g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cherry Blueberry
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
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
7
Blueberry

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
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
14%
Blueberry
Fats
1%
Cherry
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (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 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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.