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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" charts 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 Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Manganese +187.2%
Equal in Potassium - 173
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14% 6% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35% 15% 0%
Contains more Calcium +131.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Copper +147.6%
Contains more Manganese +187.2%
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" charts 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 E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 0% 6% 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 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Carbs - 12.18
Equal in Water - 86.13
Equal in Other - 0.39
13% 85%
Protein: 0.81 g
Fats: 0.31 g
Carbs: 13.34 g
Water: 85.17 g
Other: 0.37 g
12% 86%
Protein: 1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 12.18 g
Water: 86.13 g
Other: 0.39 g
Contains more Protein +23.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Carbs - 12.18
Equal in Water - 86.13
Equal in Other - 0.39

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.5%
24% 37% 40%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.06 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.065 g
28% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.068 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -42.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +38.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +656.3%
Contains more Glucose +96.2%
Contains more Fructose +46.3%
57% 20% 23%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 6.05 g
Glucose: 2.13 g
Fructose: 2.4 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
9% 49% 41%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.8 g
Glucose: 4.18 g
Fructose: 3.51 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +656.3%
Contains more Glucose +96.2%
Contains more Fructose +46.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Net carbs 11.54g 10.58g Mandarin orange
Protein 0.81g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.31g 0.3g Mandarin orange
Carbs 13.34g 12.18g Mandarin orange
Calories 53kcal 50kcal Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 10.58g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Mandarin orange
Calcium 37mg 16mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 15mg Mandarin orange
Potassium 166mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 2mg 3mg Mandarin orange
Zinc 0.07mg 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.042mg 0.104mg Cherry
Manganese 0.039mg 0.112mg Cherry
Selenium 0.1µg 0µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin A RAE 34µg 64µg Cherry
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.07mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7mg 10mg Mandarin orange
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
Folate 16µg 8µg Mandarin orange
Choline 10.2mg 6.1mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 0µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Threonine 0.016mg Mandarin orange
Isoleucine 0.017mg Mandarin orange
Leucine 0.028mg Mandarin orange
Lysine 0.032mg Mandarin orange
Methionine 0.002mg Mandarin orange
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Mandarin orange
Valine 0.021mg Mandarin orange
Histidine 0.011mg Mandarin orange
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.068g Mandarin orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange Cherry
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
16%
Mandarin orange
13%
Cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Mandarin orange
10%
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

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. 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.

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