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Mandarin orange vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mandarin orange and Cherry

  • Mandarin orange has more Vitamin C, while Cherry has more Copper.
  • Mandarin orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% higher.
  • Cherry contains 2 times less Calcium than Mandarin orange. Mandarin orange contains 37mg of Calcium, while Cherry contains 16mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Cherry is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Cherries, sour, red, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 12% 15% 9% 14% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 5% 16% 7% 35% 3% 7% 1%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 173

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 89% 41% 4% 0% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 0% 0% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 2% 0% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 0% 6% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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.
Mandarin orange Cherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mandarin orange Cherry Opinion
Calories 53kcal 50kcal Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.31g 0.3g Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7mg 10mg Mandarin orange
Net carbs 11.54g 10.58g Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34g 12.18g Mandarin orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.15mg 0.32mg Cherry
Calcium 37mg 16mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 166mg 173mg Cherry
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042mg 0.104mg Cherry
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Cherry
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 15mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 2mg 3mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.07mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.03mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.4mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.216mg 0.143mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg 0.044mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2.1µg Cherry
Folate 16µg 8µg Mandarin orange
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.068g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.09g Cherry
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016mg mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017mg mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028mg mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032mg mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002mg mg Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021mg mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011mg mg Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g 3.51g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Cherry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
17
Mandarin orange
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
10
Cherry

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%
Mandarin orange
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mandarin orange
Mandarin orange is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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

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. Mandarin orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169105/nutrients
  2. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.