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Cherry vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cherry and Orange

  • Cherry has more Copper, and Vitamin A RAE, while Orange has more Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Orange covers your daily need of Vitamin C 48% more than Cherry.
  • Cherry contains 6 times more Vitamin A RAE than Orange. While Cherry contains 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, Orange contains only 11µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cherries, sour, red, raw and Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties.

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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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4
Orange
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +131.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 14
Equal in Potassium - 181
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 4% 8% 6% 16% 0% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +131.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Phosphorus - 14
Equal in Potassium - 181

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
3
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6
Orange
Contains more Vitamin A +470.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +432%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +275%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
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 14% 4% 0% 178% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 23% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +470.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +432%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +275%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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 Orange
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Orange Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 9.35g Cherry
Protein 1g 0.94g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.12g Cherry
Carbs 12.18g 11.75g Cherry
Calories 50kcal 47kcal Cherry
Starch g g
Fructose 3.51g g Cherry
Sugar 8.49g 9.35g Cherry
Fiber 1.6g 2.4g Orange
Calcium 16mg 40mg Orange
Iron 0.32mg 0.1mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 10mg Orange
Phosphorus 15mg 14mg Cherry
Potassium 173mg 181mg Orange
Sodium 3mg 0mg Orange
Zinc 0.1mg 0.07mg Cherry
Copper 0.104mg 0.045mg Cherry
Vitamin A 1283IU 225IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.18mg Orange
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 53.2mg Orange
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.087mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.282mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.25mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.06mg Orange
Folate 8µg 30µg Orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0µg Cherry
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Orange
Threonine mg 0.015mg Orange
Isoleucine mg 0.025mg Orange
Leucine mg 0.023mg Orange
Lysine mg 0.047mg Orange
Methionine mg 0.02mg Orange
Phenylalanine mg 0.031mg Orange
Valine mg 0.04mg Orange
Histidine mg 0.018mg Orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.015g Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.023g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.025g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cherry Orange
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
24
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
8
Orange

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
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
12%
Orange
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Orange

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/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.