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Cranberry vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cranberry and Grapefruit

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C than Cranberry.
  • Grapefruit's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 11% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas.

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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 Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%

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 B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 9.06g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 0.77g Grapefruit
Fats 0.5g 0.14g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 10.66g Cranberry
Calories 55kcal 42kcal Cranberry
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose g 1.77g Grapefruit
Sugar g 6.89g Cranberry
Fiber g 1.6g Grapefruit
Calcium 26mg 22mg Cranberry
Iron 0.4mg 0.08mg Cranberry
Magnesium mg 9mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 21mg 18mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 135mg Grapefruit
Sodium mg 0mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.07mg Grapefruit
Copper mg 0.032mg Grapefruit
Vitamin A 90IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Grapefruit
Vitamin D µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin C 21mg 31.2mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.031mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.204mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 mg 0.053mg Grapefruit
Folate µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Grapefruit
Vitamin K µg 0µg Grapefruit
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.021g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.02g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.036g Grapefruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Grapefruit
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
9
Cranberry
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
6
Grapefruit

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
5%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.