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Grapefruit vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Grapefruit and Cranberry

  • 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 Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas and Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native).

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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 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +48.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.1%

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

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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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
20
Grapefruit
9
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
6
Grapefruit
4
Cranberry

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

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. 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/169805/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.