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Plum vs. Cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Plum and Cherry

  • Plum has less Copper, and Vitamin A RAE.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Plums, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Plum
2
:
6
Cherry
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.2%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Manganese +115.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 15
Equal in Zinc - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +10.2%
Contains more Copper +82.5%
Contains more Manganese +115.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 15
Equal in Zinc - 0.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Plum
3
:
8
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Choline +221.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.143
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.7%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Choline +221.1%
Equal in Vitamin C - 10
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.143

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
1
:
4
Cherry
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Carbs - 12.18
Equal in Water - 86.13
Equal in Other - 0.39
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 g
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +42.9%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Carbs - 12.18
Equal in Water - 86.13
Equal in Other - 0.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
2
:
1
Cherry
Contains less Saturated Fat -75%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +63.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +104.5%
9% 69% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.134 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +63.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +104.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
4
:
1
Cherry
Contains more Sucrose +96.3%
Contains more Glucose +21.3%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +14.3%
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 g
9% 49% 41%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.8 g
Glucose: 4.18 g
Fructose: 3.51 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +96.3%
Contains more Glucose +21.3%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +14.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Plum Cherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Plum Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 0.7g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Cherry
Carbs 11.42g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 46kcal 50kcal Cherry
Fructose 3.07g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 9.92g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 1.4g 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.17mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 7mg 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 16mg 15mg Plum
Potassium 157mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 0mg 3mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.1mg
Copper 0.057mg 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.052mg 0.112mg Cherry
Vitamin A 345IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 64µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.07mg Plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 10mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.03mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.4mg Plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 5µg 8µg Cherry
Choline 1.9mg 6.1mg Cherry
Vitamin K 6.4µg 2.1µg Plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg Plum
Isoleucine 0.014mg Plum
Leucine 0.015mg Plum
Lysine 0.016mg Plum
Methionine 0.008mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg Plum
Valine 0.016mg Plum
Histidine 0.009mg Plum
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.068g Plum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0.082g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Plum Cherry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Plum
13%
Cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
10%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Plum
Plum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is cheaper?
Plum
Plum is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.