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Grapefruit vs. Cranberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Grapefruit and Cranberry

  • Grapefruit has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Cranberry is richer in Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin E .
  • Grapefruit covers your daily Vitamin C needs 19% more than Cranberry.
  • Cranberry has 19 times less Vitamin A RAE than Grapefruit. Grapefruit has 58µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cranberry has 3µg.
  • Cranberry contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Cranberries, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +75%
Contains more Manganese +1113.6%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6.6% 3% 6.4% 7.7% 12% 0% 1.9% 11% 2.9% 0.55%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.4% 8.6% 4.3% 4.7% 7.1% 0.26% 2.5% 19% 35% 0.55%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Potassium +68.8%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +75%
Contains more Manganese +1113.6%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +1725.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +258.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Choline +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +915.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.057
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 69% 2.6% 0% 104% 11% 7.2% 3.8% 16% 12% 9.8% 0% 4.2% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3.8% 26% 0% 47% 3% 4.6% 1.9% 18% 13% 0.75% 0% 3% 13%
Contains more Vitamin A +1725.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +122.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +258.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102%
Contains more Folate +1200%
Contains more Choline +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +915.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.057

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +67.4%
Contains more Other +208.3%
Contains more Carbs +12.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.13
Equal in Water - 87.32
11% 88%
Protein: 0.77 g
Fats: 0.14 g
Carbs: 10.66 g
Water: 88.06 g
Other: 0.37 g
12% 87%
Protein: 0.46 g
Fats: 0.13 g
Carbs: 11.97 g
Water: 87.32 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Protein +67.4%
Contains more Other +208.3%
Contains more Carbs +12.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.13
Equal in Water - 87.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.018
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.036 g
10% 22% 68%
Saturated Fat: 0.008 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +52.8%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.018

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +2093.8%
Contains more Fructose +164.2%
Contains more Glucose +113.7%
51% 23% 26%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 3.51 g
Glucose: 1.61 g
Fructose: 1.77 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
4% 81% 16%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.16 g
Glucose: 3.44 g
Fructose: 0.67 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +2093.8%
Contains more Fructose +164.2%
Contains more Glucose +113.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Grapefruit Cranberry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Grapefruit Cranberry Opinion
Net carbs 9.06g 8.37g Grapefruit
Protein 0.77g 0.46g Grapefruit
Fats 0.14g 0.13g Grapefruit
Carbs 10.66g 11.97g Cranberry
Calories 42kcal 46kcal Cranberry
Fructose 1.77g 0.67g Grapefruit
Sugar 6.89g 4.27g Cranberry
Fiber 1.6g 3.6g Cranberry
Calcium 22mg 8mg Grapefruit
Iron 0.08mg 0.23mg Cranberry
Magnesium 9mg 6mg Grapefruit
Phosphorus 18mg 11mg Grapefruit
Potassium 135mg 80mg Grapefruit
Sodium 0mg 2mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.07mg 0.09mg Cranberry
Copper 0.032mg 0.056mg Cranberry
Manganese 0.022mg 0.267mg Cranberry
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 1150IU 63IU Grapefruit
Vitamin A RAE 58µg 3µg Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.13mg 1.32mg Cranberry
Vitamin C 31.2mg 14mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.012mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.031mg 0.02mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B3 0.204mg 0.101mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 0.262mg 0.295mg Cranberry
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.057mg Cranberry
Folate 13µg 1µg Grapefruit
Choline 7.7mg 5.5mg Grapefruit
Vitamin K 0µg 5µg Cranberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.003mg Grapefruit
Threonine 0.013mg 0.028mg Cranberry
Isoleucine 0.008mg 0.033mg Cranberry
Leucine 0.015mg 0.053mg Cranberry
Lysine 0.019mg 0.039mg Cranberry
Methionine 0.007mg 0.003mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine 0.013mg 0.036mg Cranberry
Valine 0.015mg 0.045mg Cranberry
Histidine 0.008mg 0.018mg Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.008g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.018g Grapefruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.036g 0.055g Cranberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Grapefruit Cranberry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Grapefruit
10%
Cranberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
5%
Grapefruit
8%
Cranberry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/nutrients
  2. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171722/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.