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Nectarine vs. Maraschino cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nectarine and Maraschino cherry different?

  • Nectarine is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, and Potassium, however, Maraschino cherry is richer in Copper, and Fiber.
  • Nectarine has less Sugar.

Nectarines, raw and Maraschino cherries, canned, drained are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +857.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +350%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +53.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Copper +66.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 7% 12% 18% 0% 5% 29% 8% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 17% 3% 2% 2% 1% 8% 48% 2% 2%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +766.7%
Contains more Potassium +857.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +350%
Contains more Calcium +800%
Contains more Iron +53.6%
Contains more Zinc +52.9%
Contains more Copper +66.3%
Contains more Selenium +∞%

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 A +637.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1440%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28025%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 20% 16% 0% 19% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 4% 0% 4% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +637.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1440%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28025%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +242.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +46.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +381.8%
Contains more Fats +52.4%
Contains more Water +52.9%
Contains more Other +45.5%
Contains more Carbs +297.8%
11% 88%
Protein: 1.06 g
Fats: 0.32 g
Carbs: 10.55 g
Water: 87.59 g
Other: 0.48 g
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 g
Contains more Protein +381.8%
Contains more Fats +52.4%
Contains more Water +52.9%
Contains more Other +45.5%
Contains more Carbs +297.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.5%
11% 39% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.113 g
27% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -35.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +79.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Nectarine Maraschino cherry
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 Nectarine Maraschino cherry Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 38.77g Maraschino cherry
Protein 1.06g 0.22g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.21g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 41.97g Maraschino cherry
Calories 44kcal 165kcal Maraschino cherry
Starch 0.07g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g 38.77g Nectarine
Fiber 1.7g 3.2g Maraschino cherry
Calcium 6mg 54mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.28mg 0.43mg Maraschino cherry
Magnesium 9mg 4mg Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 3mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 21mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 4mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.26mg Maraschino cherry
Copper 0.086mg 0.143mg Maraschino cherry
Manganese 0.054mg 0.012mg Nectarine
Selenium 0µg 0.2µg Maraschino cherry
Vitamin A 332IU 45IU Nectarine
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 2µg Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg 0.05mg Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 0mg Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0mg Nectarine
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.004mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.054mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.005mg Nectarine
Folate 5µg 0µg Nectarine
Choline 6.2mg 4.3mg Nectarine
Vitamin K 2.2µg 1.5µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg Nectarine
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.039g Nectarine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.049g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.055g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Maraschino 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
9%
Nectarine
1%
Maraschino cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Nectarine
10%
Maraschino cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Sugar (difference - 30.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nectarine
Nectarine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is cheaper?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/nutrients
  2. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/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.