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Pineapple vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pineapple and Cherry different?

  • Pineapple is higher in Vitamin C, Manganese, and Vitamin B6, however Cherry is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pineapple is 42% higher.
  • Pineapple contains 8 times more Manganese than Cherry. While Pineapple contains 0.927mg of Manganese, Cherry contains only 0.112mg.

Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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 +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.104
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +10.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.104

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 +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +2112.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
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 +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +2112.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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.
Pineapple Cherry
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 10.58g Pineapple
Protein 0.54g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.12g 0.3g Cherry
Carbs 13.12g 12.18g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 50kcal
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar 9.85g 8.49g Cherry
Fiber 1.4g 1.6g Cherry
Calcium 13mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.29mg 0.32mg Cherry
Magnesium 12mg 9mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 15mg Cherry
Potassium 109mg 173mg Cherry
Sodium 1mg 3mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.1mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg 0.104mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 47.8mg 10mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.03mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.4mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.143mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.044mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 8µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.068g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Cherry
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
21
Pineapple
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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
3%
Pineapple
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Pineapple
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.36g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.