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Prunes vs. Maraschino cherry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Prunes and Maraschino cherry different?

  • Prunes has more Vitamin K, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Magnesium than Maraschino cherry.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Prunes is 48% higher.

Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked and Maraschino cherries, canned, drained 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 Iron +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +925%
Contains more Phosphorus +2200%
Contains more Potassium +3385.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains more Manganese +2391.7%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +25.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 35% 29% 30% 65% 0.26% 12% 94% 39% 1.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 16% 16% 2.9% 1.3% 1.9% 0.52% 7.1% 48% 1.6% 1.1%
Contains more Iron +116.3%
Contains more Magnesium +925%
Contains more Phosphorus +2200%
Contains more Potassium +3385.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +69.2%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains more Manganese +2391.7%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +25.6%

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.
Prunes
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Contains more Vitamin A +1635.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +760%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46950%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4000%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +134.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3866.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 47% 8.6% 0% 2% 13% 43% 35% 25% 47% 3% 0% 5.5% 149%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.7% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0.08% 3.2% 1.2% 0% 0% 2.3% 3.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1635.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +760%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46950%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +681.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4000%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Choline +134.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3866.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +890.9%
Contains more Fats +81%
Contains more Carbs +52.2%
Contains more Other +700%
Contains more Water +85.2%
2% 64% 31% 3%
Protein: 2.18 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 63.88 g
Water: 30.92 g
Other: 2.64 g
42% 57%
Protein: 0.22 g
Fats: 0.21 g
Carbs: 41.97 g
Water: 57.27 g
Other: 0.33 g
Contains more Protein +890.9%
Contains more Fats +81%
Contains more Carbs +52.2%
Contains more Other +700%
Contains more Water +85.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.049
43% 26% 31%
Saturated Fat: 0.088 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.053 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.062 g
27% 34% 38%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.049 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.055 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +12.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.049

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prunes Maraschino cherry Opinion
Net carbs 56.78g 38.77g Prunes
Protein 2.18g 0.22g Prunes
Fats 0.38g 0.21g Prunes
Carbs 63.88g 41.97g Prunes
Calories 240kcal 165kcal Prunes
Starch 5.11g Prunes
Fructose 12.45g Prunes
Sugar 38.13g 38.77g Prunes
Fiber 7.1g 3.2g Prunes
Calcium 43mg 54mg Maraschino cherry
Iron 0.93mg 0.43mg Prunes
Magnesium 41mg 4mg Prunes
Phosphorus 69mg 3mg Prunes
Potassium 732mg 21mg Prunes
Sodium 2mg 4mg Prunes
Zinc 0.44mg 0.26mg Prunes
Copper 0.281mg 0.143mg Prunes
Manganese 0.299mg 0.012mg Prunes
Selenium 0.3µg 0.2µg Prunes
Vitamin A 781IU 45IU Prunes
Vitamin A RAE 39µg 2µg Prunes
Vitamin E 0.43mg 0.05mg Prunes
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Prunes
Vitamin B1 0.051mg 0mg Prunes
Vitamin B2 0.186mg 0mg Prunes
Vitamin B3 1.882mg 0.004mg Prunes
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.054mg Prunes
Vitamin B6 0.205mg 0.005mg Prunes
Folate 4µg 0µg Prunes
Choline 10.1mg 4.3mg Prunes
Vitamin K 59.5µg 1.5µg Prunes
Tryptophan 0.025mg Prunes
Threonine 0.049mg Prunes
Isoleucine 0.041mg Prunes
Leucine 0.066mg Prunes
Lysine 0.05mg Prunes
Methionine 0.016mg Prunes
Phenylalanine 0.052mg Prunes
Valine 0.056mg Prunes
Histidine 0.027mg Prunes
Saturated Fat 0.088g 0.039g Maraschino cherry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0.049g Prunes
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.055g Prunes

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Prunes Maraschino 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
29%
Prunes
1%
Maraschino cherry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Prunes
10%
Maraschino cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Prunes
Prunes is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Prunes
Prunes contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prunes
Prunes is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prunes
Prunes is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Maraschino cherry
Maraschino cherry is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Prunes - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/nutrients
  2. Maraschino cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167766/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.