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Cherry vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cherry and Grapefruit

  • Cherry has more Copper, however Grapefruit is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Grapefruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 24% more than Cherry.
  • Grapefruit contains 3 times less Copper than Cherry. Cherry contains 0.104mg of Copper, while Grapefruit contains 0.032mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cherries, sour, red, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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
4
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Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 3% 7% 12% 7% 11% 2% 8% 0%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +212%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.5%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
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 105% 69% 3% 0% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 0% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +212%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.5%
Contains more Folate +62.5%

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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Grapefruit

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 Grapefruit
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 Grapefruit
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?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sugars (difference - 1.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 Grapefruit Opinion
Calories 50 42 Cherry
Protein 1 0.77 Cherry
Fats 0.3 0.14 Cherry
Vitamin C 10 31.2 Grapefruit
Carbs 12.18 10.66 Cherry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.32 0.08 Cherry
Calcium 16 22 Grapefruit
Potassium 173 135 Cherry
Magnesium 9 9
Sugars 8.49 6.89 Grapefruit
Fiber 1.6 1.6
Copper 0.104 0.032 Cherry
Zinc 0.1 0.07 Cherry
Starch 0 Grapefruit
Phosphorus 15 18 Grapefruit
Sodium 3 0 Grapefruit
Vitamin A 1283 1150 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07 0.13 Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.043 Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.031 Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.204 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143 0.262 Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.044 0.053 Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.1 0 Cherry
Folate 8 13 Grapefruit
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.068 0.021 Grapefruit
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082 0.02 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09 0.036 Cherry
Tryptophan 0.008 Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013 Grapefruit
Isoleucine 0.008 Grapefruit
Leucine 0.015 Grapefruit
Lysine 0.019 Grapefruit
Methionine 0.007 Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013 Grapefruit
Valine 0.015 Grapefruit
Histidine 0.008 Grapefruit
Fructose 3.51 1.77 Cherry

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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.