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Mango vs. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mango and Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has less Vitamin C.
  • Mango's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 11% more.
  • Mango has 2 times more Potassium than Pitanga (Surinam cherry). Mango has 168mg of Potassium, while Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 103mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mangos, raw and Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), 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 +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 6% 8% 6% 15% 1% 3% 37% 9% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Magnesium +20%

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.
Mango
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Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 19% 0% 122% 7% 9% 13% 12% 28% 33% 0% 5% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 8% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +100%
Contains more Other +38.9%
Equal in Protein - 0.8
Equal in Fats - 0.4
Equal in Water - 90.81
15% 83%
Protein: 0.82 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 14.98 g
Water: 83.46 g
Other: 0.36 g
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Carbs +100%
Contains more Other +38.9%
Equal in Protein - 0.8
Equal in Fats - 0.4
Equal in Water - 90.81

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mango Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Opinion
Net carbs 13.38g 7.49g Mango
Protein 0.82g 0.8g Mango
Fats 0.38g 0.4g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 14.98g 7.49g Mango
Calories 60kcal 33kcal Mango
Fructose 4.68g Mango
Sugar 13.66g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 1.6g Mango
Calcium 11mg 9mg Mango
Iron 0.16mg 0.2mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 14mg 11mg Mango
Potassium 168mg 103mg Mango
Sodium 1mg 3mg Mango
Zinc 0.09mg Mango
Copper 0.111mg Mango
Manganese 0.063mg Mango
Selenium 0.6µg Mango
Vitamin A 1082IU 1500IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 54µg 75µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.9mg Mango
Vitamin C 36.4mg 26.3mg Mango
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0.03mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.04mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B3 0.669mg 0.3mg Mango
Vitamin B5 0.197mg Mango
Vitamin B6 0.119mg Mango
Folate 43µg Mango
Choline 7.6mg Mango
Vitamin K 4.2µg Mango
Tryptophan 0.013mg Mango
Threonine 0.031mg Mango
Isoleucine 0.029mg Mango
Leucine 0.05mg Mango
Lysine 0.066mg Mango
Methionine 0.008mg Mango
Phenylalanine 0.027mg Mango
Valine 0.042mg Mango
Histidine 0.019mg Mango
Saturated Fat 0.092g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.14g Mango
Polyunsaturated fat 0.071g Mango

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mango Pitanga (Surinam 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
25%
Mango
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Mango
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 13.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mango
Mango contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mango
Mango is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Mango - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169910/nutrients
  2. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/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.