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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
Orange
5
:
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 4% 12% 16% 8% 15% 2% 6% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 7% 5% 19% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +128.6%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 178% 14% 4% 0% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 0% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 4% 12% 0% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 0% 49% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +316.7%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
6%
Orange
4%
Blueberry
Carbohydrates
12%
Orange
14%
Blueberry
Fats
1%
Orange
2%
Blueberry

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Orange Blueberry
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Orange Blueberry
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Orange
Orange contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Orange Blueberry Opinion
Calories 47 57 Blueberry
Protein 0.94 0.74 Orange
Fats 0.12 0.33 Blueberry
Vitamin C 53.2 9.7 Orange
Carbs 11.75 14.49 Blueberry
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.1 0.28 Blueberry
Calcium 40 6 Orange
Potassium 181 77 Orange
Magnesium 10 6 Orange
Sugars 9.35 9.96 Orange
Fiber 2.4 2.4
Copper 0.045 0.057 Blueberry
Zinc 0.07 0.16 Blueberry
Starch 0.03 Blueberry
Phosphorus 14 12 Orange
Sodium 0 1 Orange
Vitamin A 225 54 Orange
Vitamin E 0.18 0.57 Blueberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.037 Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.041 Blueberry
Vitamin B3 0.282 0.418 Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.124 Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.052 Orange
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 19.3 Blueberry
Folate 30 6 Orange
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.015 0.028 Orange
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.047 Blueberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025 0.146 Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.009 0.003 Orange
Threonine 0.015 0.02 Blueberry
Isoleucine 0.025 0.023 Orange
Leucine 0.023 0.044 Blueberry
Lysine 0.047 0.013 Orange
Methionine 0.02 0.012 Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031 0.026 Orange
Valine 0.04 0.031 Orange
Histidine 0.018 0.011 Orange
Fructose 4.97 Blueberry

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 of 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.