Pineapple vs. Strawberries

Nutrition comparison of Pineapple and Strawberries


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of pineapple versus strawberries (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in pineapple and strawberries:

  • Both strawberries and pineapple are high in Vitamin C.
  • Pineapple has more beta-carotene than strawberry, however, strawberry contains more lutein + zeaxanthin than pineapple.
  • Pineapple has more thiamin and Vitamin B6.
Detailed nutritional comparison of pineapple and strawberries is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Pineapple (Pineapple, raw, all varieties) and Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and pineapple has 50 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, pineapple is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to strawberries per calorie. Pineapple has a macronutrient ratio of 4:95:2 and for strawberries, 8:85:7 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Pineapple Strawberries
Protein 4% 8%
Carbohydrates 95% 85%
Fat 2% 7%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and pineapple has 13.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Strawberry has 43% more dietary fiber than pineapple - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and pineapple has 1.4g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Strawberry has 50% less sugar than pineapple - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and pineapple has 9.9g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of protein - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and pineapple has 0.54g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and pineapple are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and pineapple has 0.01g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and pineapple are high in Vitamin C. Strawberry has 23% more Vitamin C than pineapple - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and pineapple has 47.8mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and pineapple has 3ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and pineapple has 0.02mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and pineapple has 0.7ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Pineapple has more thiamin and Vitamin B6. Both pineapple and strawberries contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Pineapple Strawberries
Thiamin 0.079 MG 0.024 MG
Riboflavin 0.032 MG 0.022 MG
Niacin 0.5 MG 0.386 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.213 MG 0.125 MG
Vitamin B6 0.112 MG 0.047 MG
Folate 18 UG 24 UG

Minerals

calcium

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of calcium - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and pineapple has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Strawberries and pineapple contain similar amounts of iron - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and pineapple has 0.29mg of iron.

potassium

Strawberry has 40% more potassium than pineapple - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and pineapple has 109mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, both pineapple and strawberries contain small amounts of myricetin.

Pineapple Strawberries
luteolin 0.01 mg ~
myricetin 0.01 mg 0.04 mg
Quercetin 0.14 mg 1.11 mg
kaempferol ~ 0.5 mg

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, pineapple has more beta-carotene than strawberry per 100 grams, however, strawberry contains more lutein + zeaxanthin than pineapple per 100 grams.

Pineapple Strawberries
beta-carotene 35 UG 7 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 26 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, strawberry has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than pineapple per 100 grams.

Pineapple Strawberries
alpha linoleic acid 0.017 G 0.065 G
Total 0.017 G 0.065 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, strawberry has more linoleic acid than pineapple per 100 grams.

Pineapple Strawberries
linoleic acid 0.023 G 0.09 G
Total 0.023 G 0.09 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by weight, but sometimes 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for food. View a custom portion comparison (e.g. cups, oz, package).

You can try adding or subtracting the amount of either Pineapple or Strawberries .

Note: The specific food items compared are: Pineapple (Pineapple, raw, all varieties) and Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) .

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