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Cranberry vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cranberry and Blueberry

  • Cranberry is richer than Blueberry in Vitamin C.
  • Cranberry covers your daily Vitamin C needs 13% more than Blueberry.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) and Blueberries, 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 +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%

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 +116.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 6% 0% 0% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 4% 12% 0% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 0% 49% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +116.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +95.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Blueberry Opinion
Calories 55kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Protein 0.4g 0.74g Blueberry
Fats 0.5g 0.33g Cranberry
Vitamin C 21mg 9.7mg Cranberry
Net carbs 12.2g 12.09g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 14.49g Blueberry
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Blueberry
Iron 0.4mg 0.28mg Cranberry
Calcium 26mg 6mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 77mg Blueberry
Magnesium mg 6mg Blueberry
Sugar g 9.96g Cranberry
Fiber g 2.4g Blueberry
Copper mg 0.057mg Blueberry
Zinc mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Phosphorus 21mg 12mg Cranberry
Sodium mg 1mg Cranberry
Vitamin A 90IU 54IU Cranberry
Vitamin E mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D µg 0µg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.037mg Blueberry
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.041mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.124mg Blueberry
Vitamin B6 mg 0.052mg Blueberry
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Blueberry
Vitamin K µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Folate µg 6µg Blueberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.028g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.146g Blueberry
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Blueberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Blueberry
Leucine mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine mg 0.013mg Blueberry
Methionine mg 0.012mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.026mg Blueberry
Valine mg 0.031mg Blueberry
Histidine mg 0.011mg Blueberry
Fructose g 4.97g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
Cranberry
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
7
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 food.
Protein
2%
Cranberry
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
14%
Blueberry
Fats
2%
Cranberry
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Blueberry
Blueberry is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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/169805/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.