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Pineapple vs Cranberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pineapple and Cranberry?

  • Cranberry has less Vitamin C than Pineapple.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 30% higher.

We used Pineapple, raw, all varieties and Cranberry, low bush or lingenberry, raw (Alaska Native) 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 0% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
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 6% 0% 0% 70% 5% 19% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Cranberry Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 12.2g Cranberry
Protein 0.54g 0.4g Pineapple
Fats 0.12g 0.5g Cranberry
Carbs 13.12g 12.2g Pineapple
Calories 50kcal 55kcal Cranberry
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g g Cranberry
Fiber 1.4g g Pineapple
Calcium 13mg 26mg Cranberry
Iron 0.29mg 0.4mg Cranberry
Magnesium 12mg mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 21mg Cranberry
Potassium 109mg mg Pineapple
Sodium 1mg mg Cranberry
Zinc 0.12mg mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin A 58IU 90IU Cranberry
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pineapple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 47.8mg 21mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.08mg Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.4mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Pineapple
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 mg Cranberry
Trans Fat 0g g Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.009g g Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g g Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g g Pineapple

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Cranberry
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
21
Pineapple
9
Cranberry
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
4
Cranberry

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
2%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Pineapple
2%
Cranberry

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cranberry
Cranberry is cheaper (difference - $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.

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. Cranberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169805/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.