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Orange juice vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Orange juice and Cherry different?

  • Orange juice is higher in Vitamin C, and Folate, however Cherry is richer in Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Orange juice is 44% higher.
  • Orange juice contains 4 times more Folate than Cherry. While Orange juice contains 30µg of Folate, Cherry contains only 8µg.

Orange juice, raw and Cherries, sour, red, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +136.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 8% 8% 8% 18% 1% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +136.4%

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 C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.9%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +541.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 1% 0% 167% 23% 7% 8% 12% 10% 23% 0% 1%
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 C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.9%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +541.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2000%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044

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.
Orange juice 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 Orange juice Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 10.2g 10.58g Cherry
Protein 0.7g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Cherry
Carbs 10.4g 12.18g Cherry
Calories 45kcal 50kcal Cherry
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 8.4g 8.49g Orange juice
Fiber 0.2g 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 11mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.2mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 11mg 9mg Orange juice
Phosphorus 17mg 15mg Orange juice
Potassium 200mg 173mg Orange juice
Sodium 1mg 3mg Orange juice
Zinc 0.05mg 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.044mg 0.104mg Cherry
Vitamin A 200IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 10mg Orange juice
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.03mg Orange juice
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.4mg
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.143mg Orange juice
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 30µg 8µg Orange juice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.002mg mg Orange juice
Threonine 0.008mg mg Orange juice
Isoleucine 0.008mg mg Orange juice
Leucine 0.013mg mg Orange juice
Lysine 0.009mg mg Orange juice
Methionine 0.003mg mg Orange juice
Phenylalanine 0.009mg mg Orange juice
Valine 0.011mg mg Orange juice
Histidine 0.003mg mg Orange juice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.024g 0.068g Orange juice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Orange juice 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
22
Orange juice
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
7
Orange juice
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
4%
Orange juice
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
10%
Orange juice
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Orange juice
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange juice
Orange juice contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange juice
Orange juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange juice
Orange juice is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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. Orange juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169098/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.