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Mandarin orange vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mandarin orange and Cranberry different?

  • Mandarin orange is higher than Cranberry in Vitamin C.

Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw and Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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 Calcium +42.3%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 6% 9% 9% 15% 1% 2% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 21

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 +656.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
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 Vitamin K 41% 4% 0% 89% 15% 9% 8% 13% 18% 12% 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 +656.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
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 Cranberry
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 Mandarin orange Cranberry Opinion
Net carbs 11.54g 12.2g Cranberry
Protein 0.81g 0.4g Mandarin orange
Fats 0.31g 0.5g Cranberry
Carbs 13.34g 12.2g Mandarin orange
Calories 53kcal 55kcal Cranberry
Starch 0g g Mandarin orange
Fructose 2.4g g Mandarin orange
Sugar 10.58g g Cranberry
Fiber 1.8g g Mandarin orange
Calcium 37mg 26mg Mandarin orange
Iron 0.15mg 0.4mg Cranberry
Magnesium 12mg mg Mandarin orange
Phosphorus 20mg 21mg Cranberry
Potassium 166mg mg Mandarin orange
Sodium 2mg mg Cranberry
Zinc 0.07mg mg Mandarin orange
Copper 0.042mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin A 681IU 90IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin E 0.2mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mandarin orange
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin C 26.7mg 21mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.02mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B2 0.036mg 0.08mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.376mg 0.4mg Cranberry
Vitamin B5 0.216mg mg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B6 0.078mg mg Mandarin orange
Folate 16µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Mandarin orange
Vitamin K 0µg µg Mandarin orange
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
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cranberry
Trans Fat 0g g Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.039g g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g g Mandarin orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.065g g Mandarin orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mandarin orange 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
17
Mandarin orange
9
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Mandarin orange
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%
Mandarin orange
2%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
13%
Mandarin orange
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Mandarin orange
2%
Cranberry

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