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Orange vs. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Orange and Pitanga (Surinam cherry)?

  • Orange is richer in Vitamin C, yet Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Orange's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 30% higher.
  • Orange has 4 times more Calcium than Pitanga (Surinam cherry). Orange has 40mg of Calcium, while Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has 9mg.

We used Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties and Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +75.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 4% 8% 6% 16% 0% 2% 15% 4% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +75.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +20%

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.
Orange
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 14% 4% 0% 178% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 23% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 90% 0% 0% 88% 8% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +102.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +190%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +17.5%
Contains more Carbs +56.9%
Contains more Fats +233.3%
Contains more Other +13.6%
Equal in Water - 90.81
12% 87%
Protein: 0.94 g
Fats: 0.12 g
Carbs: 11.75 g
Water: 86.75 g
Other: 0.44 g
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Protein +17.5%
Contains more Carbs +56.9%
Contains more Fats +233.3%
Contains more Other +13.6%
Equal in Water - 90.81

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Orange Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Orange Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Opinion
Net carbs 9.35g 7.49g Orange
Protein 0.94g 0.8g Orange
Fats 0.12g 0.4g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 11.75g 7.49g Orange
Calories 47kcal 33kcal Orange
Sugar 9.35g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fiber 2.4g Orange
Calcium 40mg 9mg Orange
Iron 0.1mg 0.2mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 14mg 11mg Orange
Potassium 181mg 103mg Orange
Sodium 0mg 3mg Orange
Zinc 0.07mg Orange
Copper 0.045mg Orange
Manganese 0.025mg Orange
Selenium 0.5µg Orange
Vitamin A 225IU 1500IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 11µg 75µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin E 0.18mg Orange
Vitamin C 53.2mg 26.3mg Orange
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.03mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.282mg 0.3mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B5 0.25mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.06mg Orange
Folate 30µg Orange
Choline 8.4mg Orange
Tryptophan 0.009mg Orange
Threonine 0.015mg Orange
Isoleucine 0.025mg Orange
Leucine 0.023mg Orange
Lysine 0.047mg Orange
Methionine 0.02mg Orange
Phenylalanine 0.031mg Orange
Valine 0.04mg Orange
Histidine 0.018mg Orange
Saturated Fat 0.015g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g Orange
Polyunsaturated fat 0.025g Orange

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Orange Pitanga (Surinam 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
22%
Orange
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Orange
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Orange
Orange is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/nutrients
  2. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/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.