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Cherry vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition 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
:
Contains more Iron +39.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.09
Contains more Iron +39.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.09

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +1936.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +296%
Contains more Folate, total +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +1785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1936.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +296%
Contains more Folate, total +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +1785.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +138.1%

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
13
Cherry
11
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Cherry
4
Cranberry

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
3%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Cranberry

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 Cranberry
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry Cranberry
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?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 4.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Cranberry Opinion
Calories 50 46 Cherry
Protein 1 0.46 Cherry
Fats 0.3 0.13 Cherry
Vitamin C 10 14 Cranberry
Carbs 12.18 11.97 Cherry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.32 0.23 Cherry
Calcium 16 8 Cherry
Potassium 173 80 Cherry
Magnesium 9 6 Cherry
Sugars 8.49 4.27 Cherry
Fiber 1.6 3.6 Cranberry
Copper 0.104 0.056 Cherry
Zinc 0.1 0.09 Cherry
Starch 0 Cranberry
Phosphorus 15 11 Cherry
Sodium 3 2 Cranberry
Vitamin A 1283 63 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07 1.32 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.012 Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.02 Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.101 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.295 Cranberry
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.057 Cranberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 5 Cranberry
Folate, total 8 1 Cherry
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.068 0.008 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082 0.018 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09 0.055 Cherry
Tryptophan 0.003 Cranberry
Threonine 0.028 Cranberry
Isoleucine 0.033 Cranberry
Leucine 0.053 Cranberry
Lysine 0.039 Cranberry
Methionine 0.003 Cranberry
Phenylalanine 0.036 Cranberry
Valine 0.045 Cranberry
Histidine 0.018 Cranberry
Fructose 3.51 0.67 Cherry

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171722/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.