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Orange vs Blueberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Orange and Blueberry

  • Orange is richer in Vitamin C, and Folate, while Blueberry is higher in Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Orange covers your daily Vitamin C needs 48% more than Blueberry.
  • Orange has 7 times more Calcium than Blueberry. Orange has 40mg of Calcium, while Blueberry has 6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties and Blueberries, 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 Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 4% 8% 6% 16% 0% 2% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Contains more Copper +26.7%

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
Orange
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 4% 0% 178% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 23% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.041

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 Blueberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Orange Blueberry Opinion
Net carbs 9.35g 12.09g Blueberry
Protein 0.94g 0.74g Orange
Fats 0.12g 0.33g Blueberry
Carbs 11.75g 14.49g Blueberry
Calories 47kcal 57kcal Blueberry
Starch g 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose g 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 9.35g 9.96g Orange
Fiber 2.4g 2.4g
Calcium 40mg 6mg Orange
Iron 0.1mg 0.28mg Blueberry
Magnesium 10mg 6mg Orange
Phosphorus 14mg 12mg Orange
Potassium 181mg 77mg Orange
Sodium 0mg 1mg Orange
Zinc 0.07mg 0.16mg Blueberry
Copper 0.045mg 0.057mg Blueberry
Vitamin A 225IU 54IU Orange
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.57mg Blueberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 53.2mg 9.7mg Orange
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.037mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.041mg Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.282mg 0.418mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.124mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.052mg Orange
Folate 30µg 6µg Orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 19.3µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.003mg Orange
Threonine 0.015mg 0.02mg Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.025mg 0.023mg Orange
Leucine 0.023mg 0.044mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.047mg 0.013mg Orange
Methionine 0.02mg 0.012mg Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031mg 0.026mg Orange
Valine 0.04mg 0.031mg Orange
Histidine 0.018mg 0.011mg Orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.028g Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.047g Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025g 0.146g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Orange Blueberry
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
24
Orange
12
Blueberry
Mineral Summary Score
8
Orange
7
Blueberry

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%
Orange
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
14%
Blueberry
Fats
1%
Orange
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Orange
Orange is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Orange
Orange is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Orange
Orange is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/nutrients
  2. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/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.