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Strawberry vs Orange - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Strawberry and Orange?

  • Strawberry is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin C, yet Orange is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Strawberry's daily need coverage for Manganese is 16% higher.
  • Strawberry contains less Sugar.

We used Strawberries, raw and Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties 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 Iron +310%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 4% 8% 6% 16% 0% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +310%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Equal in Copper - 0.045

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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6
Orange
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1775%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.7%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 4% 0% 178% 22% 10% 6% 15% 14% 23% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1775%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.7%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin C - 53.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Strawberry Orange Opinion
Net carbs 5.68g 9.35g Orange
Protein 0.67g 0.94g Orange
Fats 0.3g 0.12g Strawberry
Carbs 7.68g 11.75g Orange
Calories 32kcal 47kcal Orange
Starch 0.04g g Strawberry
Fructose 2.44g g Strawberry
Sugar 4.89g 9.35g Strawberry
Fiber 2g 2.4g Orange
Calcium 16mg 40mg Orange
Iron 0.41mg 0.1mg Strawberry
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Strawberry
Phosphorus 24mg 14mg Strawberry
Potassium 153mg 181mg Orange
Sodium 1mg 0mg Orange
Zinc 0.14mg 0.07mg Strawberry
Copper 0.048mg 0.045mg Strawberry
Vitamin A 12IU 225IU Orange
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.18mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.8mg 53.2mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.024mg 0.087mg Orange
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.04mg Orange
Vitamin B3 0.386mg 0.282mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.125mg 0.25mg Orange
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.06mg Orange
Folate 24µg 30µg Orange
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.009mg Orange
Threonine 0.02mg 0.015mg Strawberry
Isoleucine 0.016mg 0.025mg Orange
Leucine 0.034mg 0.023mg Strawberry
Lysine 0.026mg 0.047mg Orange
Methionine 0.002mg 0.02mg Orange
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.031mg Orange
Valine 0.019mg 0.04mg Orange
Histidine 0.012mg 0.018mg Orange
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.015g 0.015g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.043g 0.023g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.155g 0.025g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Strawberry Orange
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
22
Strawberry
24
Orange
Mineral Summary Score
9
Strawberry
8
Orange

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
4%
Strawberry
6%
Orange
Carbohydrates
8%
Strawberry
12%
Orange
Fats
1%
Strawberry
1%
Orange

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Strawberry
Strawberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Orange
Orange contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Orange
Orange is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.015 g)
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

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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/nutrients
  2. Orange - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169097/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.