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Common fig vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Common fig and Cherry

  • Common fig has more Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however Cherry has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Common fig has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Cherry. Common fig has 0.113mg of Vitamin B6, while Cherry has 0.044mg.
  • Cherry is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Figs, raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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 Iron +15.6%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 15
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Contains more Iron +15.6%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Potassium +34.1%
Contains more Magnesium +88.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 15

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
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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +803.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 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%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +803.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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.
Common fig Cherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Cherry Opinion
Calories 74kcal 50kcal Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Vitamin C 2mg 10mg Cherry
Net carbs 16.28g 10.58g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 12.18g Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.37mg 0.32mg Common fig
Calcium 35mg 16mg Common fig
Potassium 232mg 173mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 9mg Common fig
Sugar 16.26g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 2.9g 1.6g Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.104mg Cherry
Zinc 0.15mg 0.1mg Common fig
Starch g g
Phosphorus 14mg 15mg Cherry
Sodium 1mg 3mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.07mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.03mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.04mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.4mg
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.143mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.044mg Common fig
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 2.1µg Common fig
Folate 6µg 8µg Cherry
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.068g Common fig
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.09g Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Cherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs 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
9
Common fig
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
10
Cherry

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
5%
Common fig
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Common fig
Common fig is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.77g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.