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Muffin vs. Cherry pie — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Muffin and Cherry pie

  • Muffin has more Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, and Folate, however, Cherry pie is higher in Iron.
  • Muffin covers your daily need of Phosphorus 17% more than Cherry pie.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Muffins, blueberry, commercially prepared (Includes mini-muffins) and Pie, cherry, prepared from recipe.

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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 +340%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +386.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains more Manganese +124.5%
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Selenium - 7.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 49% 8% 63% 11% 44% 11% 20% 59% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 70% 7% 13% 7% 25% 6% 26% 27% 43%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +386.7%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains more Manganese +124.5%
Contains more Iron +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.2%
Contains more Copper +28.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Equal in Selenium - 7.8

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.
Muffin
11
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.276
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 5% 33% 3% 3% 43% 38% 27% 29% 10% 36% 20% 51% 99%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 25% 0% 0% 4% 37% 29% 24% 8% 8% 21% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +282.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.6%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.276

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Fats +31.7%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +111.4%
Contains more Water +83.5%
4% 16% 53% 25%
Protein: 4.49 g
Fats: 16.07 g
Carbs: 53 g
Water: 24.96 g
Other: 1.48 g
3% 12% 39% 46%
Protein: 2.8 g
Fats: 12.2 g
Carbs: 38.5 g
Water: 45.8 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +60.4%
Contains more Fats +31.7%
Contains more Carbs +37.7%
Contains more Other +111.4%
Contains more Water +83.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.985
18% 31% 51%
Saturated Fat: 2.844 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.822 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.103 g
26% 46% 28%
Saturated Fat: 2.985 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.314 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.247 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +149.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +10.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 2.985

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Muffin Cherry pie Opinion
Net carbs 51.9g 38.5g Muffin
Protein 4.49g 2.8g Muffin
Fats 16.07g 12.2g Muffin
Carbs 53g 38.5g Muffin
Calories 375kcal 270kcal Muffin
Starch 16.31g Muffin
Fructose 1.21g Muffin
Sugar 31.47g Cherry pie
Fiber 1.1g Muffin
Calcium 44mg 10mg Muffin
Iron 1.3mg 1.85mg Cherry pie
Magnesium 10mg 9mg Muffin
Phosphorus 146mg 30mg Muffin
Potassium 121mg 77mg Muffin
Sodium 336mg 191mg Cherry pie
Zinc 0.37mg 0.2mg Muffin
Copper 0.06mg 0.077mg Cherry pie
Manganese 0.449mg 0.2mg Muffin
Selenium 8.2µg 7.8µg Muffin
Vitamin A 73IU 409IU Cherry pie
Vitamin A RAE 21µg 29µg Cherry pie
Vitamin E 1.63mg Muffin
Vitamin D 4IU Muffin
Vitamin D 0.1µg Muffin
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1mg Cherry pie
Vitamin B1 0.168mg 0.148mg Muffin
Vitamin B2 0.163mg 0.125mg Muffin
Vitamin B3 1.418mg 1.276mg Muffin
Vitamin B5 0.47mg 0.123mg Muffin
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.034mg Muffin
Folate 48µg 27µg Muffin
Vitamin B12 0.16µg 0µg Muffin
Choline 92.5mg Muffin
Vitamin K 39.2µg Muffin
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.031mg Muffin
Threonine 0.181mg 0.072mg Muffin
Isoleucine 0.224mg 0.088mg Muffin
Leucine 0.421mg 0.17mg Muffin
Lysine 0.199mg 0.067mg Muffin
Methionine 0.115mg 0.043mg Muffin
Phenylalanine 0.277mg 0.124mg Muffin
Valine 0.257mg 0.104mg Muffin
Histidine 0.128mg 0.057mg Muffin
Cholesterol 30mg 0mg Cherry pie
Trans Fat 0.2g Cherry pie
Saturated Fat 2.844g 2.985g Muffin
Omega-3 - DHA 0.008g 0g Muffin
Omega-3 - DPA 0.001g 0g Muffin
Monounsaturated Fat 4.822g 5.314g Cherry pie
Polyunsaturated fat 8.103g 3.247g Muffin
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g Muffin
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 6.911g Muffin
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.048g Muffin
Omega-3 - ALA 1.022g Muffin
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Muffin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Muffin Cherry pie
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
30%
Muffin
12%
Cherry pie
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Muffin
22%
Cherry pie

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Muffin
Muffin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Muffin
Muffin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.141g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Muffin
Muffin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry pie
Cherry pie is lower in Sugar (difference - 31.47g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherry pie
Cherry pie contains less Sodium (difference - 145mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cherry pie
Cherry pie is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (59)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Muffin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172765/nutrients
  2. Cherry pie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172781/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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