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Cranberry vs Strawberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cranberry and Strawberry

  • Cranberry is richer in Vitamin E , and Fiber, yet Strawberry is richer in Vitamin C, Folate, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Strawberry is 50% higher.
  • Cranberry contains 5 times more Vitamin E than Strawberry. Cranberry contains 1.32mg of Vitamin E , while Strawberry contains 0.29mg.

Food types used in this article are Cranberries, raw and Strawberries, 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 Copper +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 5% 5% 8% 1% 3% 19%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +78.3%
Contains more Magnesium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +55.6%

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 A +425%
Contains more Vitamin E +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.2%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 27% 0% 47% 3% 5% 2% 18% 14% 1% 0% 13%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin E +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +136%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.2%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.022

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Strawberry Opinion
Net carbs 8.37g 5.68g Cranberry
Protein 0.46g 0.67g Strawberry
Fats 0.13g 0.3g Strawberry
Carbs 11.97g 7.68g Cranberry
Calories 46kcal 32kcal Cranberry
Starch 0g 0.04g Strawberry
Fructose 0.67g 2.44g Strawberry
Sugar 4.27g 4.89g Cranberry
Fiber 3.6g 2g Cranberry
Calcium 8mg 16mg Strawberry
Iron 0.23mg 0.41mg Strawberry
Magnesium 6mg 13mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 11mg 24mg Strawberry
Potassium 80mg 153mg Strawberry
Sodium 2mg 1mg Strawberry
Zinc 0.09mg 0.14mg Strawberry
Copper 0.056mg 0.048mg Cranberry
Vitamin A 63IU 12IU Cranberry
Vitamin E 1.32mg 0.29mg Cranberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14mg 58.8mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.024mg Strawberry
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.022mg Strawberry
Vitamin B3 0.101mg 0.386mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.125mg Cranberry
Vitamin B6 0.057mg 0.047mg Cranberry
Folate 1µg 24µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5µg 2.2µg Cranberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.008mg Strawberry
Threonine 0.028mg 0.02mg Cranberry
Isoleucine 0.033mg 0.016mg Cranberry
Leucine 0.053mg 0.034mg Cranberry
Lysine 0.039mg 0.026mg Cranberry
Methionine 0.003mg 0.002mg Cranberry
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.019mg Cranberry
Valine 0.045mg 0.019mg Cranberry
Histidine 0.018mg 0.012mg Cranberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.008g 0.015g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.043g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.155g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Strawberry
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
11
Cranberry
22
Strawberry
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cranberry
9
Strawberry

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
3%
Cranberry
4%
Strawberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
8%
Strawberry
Fats
1%
Cranberry
1%
Strawberry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Strawberry
Strawberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171722/nutrients
  2. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.