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Apple vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Quince
Quince contains less Sugars (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is cheaper?
Apple
Apple is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apple
Apple contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Apple Quince
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Apple Quince
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Apple
8
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
3
Apple
8
Quince

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
Apple
1
:
6
Quince
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +483.3%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +381.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.04
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +483.3%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +381.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.04

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
Apple
5
:
5
Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +35%
Contains more Vitamin C +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04
Contains more Vitamin A +35%
Contains more Vitamin C +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.04

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 the food
Protein
2%
Apple
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
14%
Apple
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Apple
0%
Quince

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Apple Quince Opinion
Calories 52 57 Quince
Protein 0.26 0.4 Quince
Fats 0.17 0.1 Apple
Vitamin C 4.6 15 Quince
Carbs 13.81 15.3 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Iron 0.12 0.7 Quince
Calcium 6 11 Quince
Potassium 107 197 Quince
Magnesium 5 8 Quince
Sugars 10.39 Apple
Fiber 2.4 1.9 Apple
Copper 0.027 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.04 0.04
Starch 0.05 Apple
Phosphorus 11 17 Quince
Sodium 1 4 Apple
Vitamin A 54 40 Apple
Vitamin E 0.18 Apple
Vitamin D 0 Apple
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.02 Quince
Vitamin B2 0.026 0.03 Quince
Vitamin B3 0.091 0.2 Quince
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.081 Quince
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.04 Apple
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Apple
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.036 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.051 0.05 Apple
Tryptophan 0.001 Apple
Threonine 0.006 Apple
Isoleucine 0.006 Apple
Leucine 0.013 Apple
Lysine 0.012 Apple
Methionine 0.001 Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006 Apple
Valine 0.012 Apple
Histidine 0.005 Apple
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.