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Cranberry vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cranberry and Lemon

  • Lemon is richer than Cranberry in Vitamin C.
  • Lemon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 36% more than Cranberry.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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 Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Equal in Calcium - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Equal in Calcium - 26

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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9
Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +152.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 6.52g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 1.1g Lemon
Fats 0.5g 0.3g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 9.32g Cranberry
Calories 55kcal 29kcal Cranberry
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.5g Cranberry
Fiber g 2.8g Lemon
Calcium 26mg 26mg
Iron 0.4mg 0.6mg Lemon
Magnesium mg 8mg Lemon
Phosphorus 21mg 16mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 138mg Lemon
Sodium mg 2mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.06mg Lemon
Copper mg 0.037mg Lemon
Vitamin A 90IU 22IU Cranberry
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin C 21mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.04mg Lemon
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.02mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.1mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lemon
Vitamin K µg 0µg Lemon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.011g Lemon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Lemon
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
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
9
Lemon

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
9%
Lemon
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lemon
Lemon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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 - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)

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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.