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

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How are Pitanga (Surinam cherry) and Fruit salad different?

  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE than Fruit salad.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is 26% higher.
  • Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 3 times more Vitamin A RAE than Fruit salad. While Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains 75µg of Vitamin A RAE, Fruit salad contains only 30µg.

Pitanga, (surinam-cherry), raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 8% 9% 5% 10% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17% 20% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%

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.
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Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +697%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +697%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +56.9%
Contains more Fats +1233.3%
Contains more Other +92.3%
Contains more Carbs +74.2%
Equal in Water - 86.15
7% 91%
Protein: 0.8 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 7.49 g
Water: 90.81 g
Other: 0.5 g
13% 86%
Protein: 0.51 g
Fats: 0.03 g
Carbs: 13.05 g
Water: 86.15 g
Other: 0.26 g
Contains more Protein +56.9%
Contains more Fats +1233.3%
Contains more Other +92.3%
Contains more Carbs +74.2%
Equal in Water - 86.15

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 7.49g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 0.8g 0.51g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Fats 0.4g 0.03g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Carbs 7.49g 13.05g Fruit salad
Calories 33kcal 50kcal Fruit salad
Fiber 1g Fruit salad
Calcium 9mg 11mg Fruit salad
Iron 0.2mg 0.25mg Fruit salad
Magnesium 12mg 8mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Phosphorus 11mg 14mg Fruit salad
Potassium 103mg 116mg Fruit salad
Sodium 3mg 5mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Zinc 0.14mg Fruit salad
Copper 0.05mg Fruit salad
Manganese 0.151mg Fruit salad
Vitamin A 1500IU 600IU Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin A RAE 75µg 30µg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin C 26.3mg 3.3mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.011mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.014mg Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.356mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B6 0.027mg Fruit salad
Folate 3µg Fruit salad
Saturated Fat 0.004g Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g Fruit salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011g Fruit salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) Fruit salad
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
15%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
5%
Fruit salad
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
3%
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
8%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pitanga (Surinam cherry)
Pitanga (Surinam cherry) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 ($)
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

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. Pitanga (Surinam cherry) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169129/nutrients
  2. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.