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Cranberry vs Mandarin orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cranberry and Mandarin orange different?

  • Mandarin orange is higher than Cranberry in Vitamin C.

Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) and Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw types were used in this article.

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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 +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 20
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 20

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 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +656.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376
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 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +656.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.376

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 Mandarin orange
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 Mandarin orange Opinion
Net carbs 12.2g 11.54g Cranberry
Protein 0.4g 0.81g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.5g 0.31g Cranberry
Carbs 12.2g 13.34g Mandarin orange
Calories 55kcal 53kcal Cranberry
Starch g 0g Mandarin orange
Fructose g 2.4g Mandarin orange
Sugar g 10.58g Cranberry
Fiber g 1.8g Mandarin orange
Calcium 26mg 37mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.4mg 0.15mg Cranberry
Magnesium mg 12mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 21mg 20mg Cranberry
Potassium mg 166mg Mandarin orange
Sodium mg 2mg Cranberry
Zinc mg 0.07mg Mandarin orange
Copper mg 0.042mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 90IU 681IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E mg 0.2mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D IU 0IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin D µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 21mg 26.7mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.058mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.036mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.376mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.216mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 mg 0.078mg Mandarin orange
Folate µg 16µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Tryptophan mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Threonine mg 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine mg 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine mg 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine mg 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine mg 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine mg 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine mg 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cranberry
Trans Fat g 0g Cranberry
Saturated Fat g 0.039g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.06g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.065g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cranberry Mandarin orange
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
17
Mandarin orange
Mineral Summary Score
4
Cranberry
8
Mandarin orange

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%
Mandarin orange
Carbohydrates
12%
Cranberry
13%
Mandarin orange
Fats
2%
Cranberry
1%
Mandarin orange

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.58g)
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 - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.4)

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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/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.