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Maraschino cherry vs. Pineapple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Maraschino cherry and Pineapple

  • Maraschino cherry is richer in Fiber, yet Pineapple is richer in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pineapple is 53% higher.
  • Maraschino cherry contains 4 times more Calcium than Pineapple. Maraschino cherry contains 54mg of Calcium, while Pineapple contains 13mg.
  • Pineapple contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Maraschino cherries, canned, drained and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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 +315.4%
Contains more Iron +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +419%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +7625%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 17% 3% 2% 2% 1% 8% 48% 2% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37% 121% 1%
Contains more Calcium +315.4%
Contains more Iron +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +30%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +419%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Manganese +7625%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2140%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +27.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 3% 2%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2140%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +27.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Carbs +219.9%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +145.5%
Contains more Water +50.2%
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.54 g
Fats: 0.12 g
Carbs: 13.12 g
Water: 86 g
Other: 0.22 g
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Carbs +219.9%
Contains more Other +50%
Contains more Protein +145.5%
Contains more Water +50.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +276.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +37.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.9%
27% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
15% 21% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.009 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.013 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.04 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +276.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +37.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maraschino cherry Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 38.77g 11.72g Maraschino cherry
Protein 0.22g 0.54g Pineapple
Fats 0.21g 0.12g Maraschino cherry
Carbs 41.97g 13.12g Maraschino cherry
Calories 165kcal 50kcal Maraschino cherry
Fructose 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar 38.77g 9.85g Pineapple
Fiber 3.2g 1.4g Maraschino cherry
Calcium 54mg 13mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.43mg 0.29mg Maraschino cherry
Magnesium 4mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 3mg 8mg Pineapple
Potassium 21mg 109mg Pineapple
Sodium 4mg 1mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.26mg 0.12mg Maraschino cherry
Copper 0.143mg 0.11mg Maraschino cherry
Manganese 0.012mg 0.927mg Pineapple
Selenium 0.2µg 0.1µg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin A 45IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.02mg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin C 0mg 47.8mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.004mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.054mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.005mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 0µg 18µg Pineapple
Choline 4.3mg 5.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0.7µg Maraschino cherry
Tryptophan 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg Pineapple
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049g 0.013g Maraschino cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.055g 0.04g Maraschino cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Maraschino cherry Pineapple
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
1%
Maraschino cherry
20%
Pineapple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Maraschino cherry
20%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Sugar (difference - 28.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 66)
Which food is cheaper?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/nutrients
  2. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.