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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
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Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 4% 10% 9% 37% 4% 4% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 160% 4% 1% 0% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 0% 2% 14%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 6% 0% 0% 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%

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
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 the food
Protein
3%
Pineapple
2%
Cranberry
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
12%
Cranberry
Fats
1%
Pineapple
2%
Cranberry

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pineapple Cranberry
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 is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cranberry
Cranberry is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sugars (difference - 9.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry
Cranberry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Pineapple Cranberry Opinion
Calories 50 55 Cranberry
Protein 0.54 0.4 Pineapple
Fats 0.12 0.5 Cranberry
Vitamin C 47.8 21 Pineapple
Carbs 13.12 12.2 Pineapple
Cholesterol 0 Cranberry
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Iron 0.29 0.4 Cranberry
Calcium 13 26 Cranberry
Potassium 109 Pineapple
Magnesium 12 Pineapple
Sugars 9.85 Cranberry
Fiber 1.4 Pineapple
Copper 0.11 Pineapple
Zinc 0.12 Pineapple
Starch 0 Pineapple
Phosphorus 8 21 Cranberry
Sodium 1 Cranberry
Vitamin A 58 90 Cranberry
Vitamin E 0.02 Pineapple
Vitamin D 0 Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079 0.02 Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.08 Cranberry
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.4 Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213 Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112 Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0 Pineapple
Vitamin K 0.7 Pineapple
Folate 18 Pineapple
Trans Fat 0 Cranberry
Saturated Fat 0.009 Cranberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 Pineapple
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005 Pineapple
Threonine 0.019 Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019 Pineapple
Leucine 0.024 Pineapple
Lysine 0.026 Pineapple
Methionine 0.012 Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021 Pineapple
Valine 0.024 Pineapple
Histidine 0.01 Pineapple
Fructose 2.12 Pineapple

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. 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.