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Quince vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quince and Cherry different?

  • Quince is higher in Vitamin C, however Cherry is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Quince contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Cherry. While Quince contains 15mg of Vitamin C, Cherry contains only 10mg.

Quinces, raw 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
Quince
4
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4
Cherry
Contains more Iron +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Contains more Iron +118.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Calcium +45.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +150%

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
Quince
1
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10
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +3107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
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 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +3107.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.5%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.044

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Cherry Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 10.58g Quince
Protein 0.4g 1g Cherry
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Cherry
Carbs 15.3g 12.18g Quince
Calories 57kcal 50kcal Quince
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.51g Cherry
Sugar g 8.49g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 1.6g Quince
Calcium 11mg 16mg Cherry
Iron 0.7mg 0.32mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 9mg Cherry
Phosphorus 17mg 15mg Quince
Potassium 197mg 173mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 3mg Cherry
Zinc 0.04mg 0.1mg Cherry
Copper 0.13mg 0.104mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 1283IU Cherry
Vitamin E mg 0.07mg Cherry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cherry
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cherry
Vitamin C 15mg 10mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Cherry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.04mg Cherry
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.143mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.044mg Cherry
Folate 3µg 8µg Cherry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.1µg Cherry
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.068g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.082g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.09g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quince Cherry
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
7
Quince
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
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
2%
Quince
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
12%
Cherry
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Cherry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cherry
Cherry contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Cherry
Cherry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cherry
Cherry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.