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Common fig vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 8.89g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Common fig Currant
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig Currant
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
8
Common fig
23
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
8
Common fig
12
Currant

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 Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Sodium - 1
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Sodium - 1

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Contains more Vitamin A +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

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
5%
Common fig
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Currant

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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 Common fig Currant Opinion
Calories 74 56 Common fig
Protein 0.75 1.4 Currant
Fats 0.3 0.2 Common fig
Vitamin C 2 41 Currant
Carbs 19.18 13.8 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 1 Currant
Calcium 35 33 Common fig
Potassium 232 275 Currant
Magnesium 17 13 Common fig
Sugars 16.26 7.37 Common fig
Fiber 2.9 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.07 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.15 0.23 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 14 44 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 142 42 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 0.1 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.04 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.05
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.1 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3 0.064 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.07 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 11 Currant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.017 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066 0.028 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144 0.088 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
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.