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Nectarine vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nectarine and Cherry

  • Nectarine contains less Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin C than Cherry.
  • Cherry has 11 times less Vitamin E than Nectarine. Nectarine has 0.77mg of Vitamin E , while Cherry has 0.07mg.

Food types used in this article are Nectarines, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +20.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Copper +20.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 9

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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Cherry
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +286.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%
Contains more Folate +60%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +286.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%
Contains more Folate +60%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1

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.
Nectarine Cherry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Nectarine Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 1.06g 1g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.3g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 44kcal 50kcal Cherry
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 7.89g 8.49g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 1.6g Nectarine
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.28mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 9mg 9mg
Phosphorus 26mg 15mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 173mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 3mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.1mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 332IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.07mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.4mg 10mg Cherry
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.03mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.4mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.143mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 5µg 8µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.1µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.068g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.082g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.09g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Cherry
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
10
Nectarine
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
10
Cherry

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
6%
Nectarine
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Nectarine
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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

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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.