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Cranberry vs Blueberry - 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
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Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 77
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Equal in Phosphorus - 12
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +77.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 77
Equal in Magnesium - 6
Equal in Copper - 0.057
Equal in Phosphorus - 12

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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Contains more Vitamin C +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +286%
Contains more Folate, total +500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.052
Contains more Vitamin C +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +286%
Contains more Folate, total +500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.052

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
11
Cranberry
13
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
4
Blueberry

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
3%
Cranberry
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
14%
Blueberry
Fats
1%
Cranberry
2%
Blueberry

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Blueberry
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 - 5.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Blueberry
Blueberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Cranberry Blueberry Opinion
Calories 46 57 Blueberry
Protein 0.46 0.74 Blueberry
Fats 0.13 0.33 Blueberry
Vitamin C 14 9.7 Cranberry
Carbs 11.97 14.49 Blueberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.28 Blueberry
Calcium 8 6 Cranberry
Potassium 80 77 Cranberry
Magnesium 6 6
Sugars 4.27 9.96 Blueberry
Fiber 3.6 2.4 Cranberry
Copper 0.056 0.057 Blueberry
Zinc 0.09 0.16 Blueberry
Starch 0 0.03 Blueberry
Phosphorus 11 12 Blueberry
Sodium 2 1 Blueberry
Vitamin A 63 54 Cranberry
Vitamin E 1.32 0.57 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.012 0.037 Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.041 Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.101 0.418 Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.124 Cranberry
Vitamin B6 0.057 0.052 Cranberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5 19.3 Blueberry
Folate, total 1 6 Blueberry
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.008 0.028 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018 0.047 Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055 0.146 Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003 0.003
Threonine 0.028 0.02 Cranberry
Isoleucine 0.033 0.023 Cranberry
Leucine 0.053 0.044 Cranberry
Lysine 0.039 0.013 Cranberry
Methionine 0.003 0.012 Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.026 Cranberry
Valine 0.045 0.031 Cranberry
Histidine 0.018 0.011 Cranberry
Fructose 0.67 4.97 Blueberry

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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171722/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients

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