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Currant vs Cherry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
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?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant Cherry
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
23
Currant
14
Cherry
Mineral Summary Score
12
Currant
7
Cherry

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
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Cherry
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.104
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.104

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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3
Cherry
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +423.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2954.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +423.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2954.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%

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
8%
Currant
6%
Cherry
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
12%
Cherry
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Cherry

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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 Currant Cherry Opinion
Calories 56 50 Currant
Protein 1.4 1 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.3 Cherry
Vitamin C 41 10 Currant
Carbs 13.8 12.18 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1 0.32 Currant
Calcium 33 16 Currant
Potassium 275 173 Currant
Magnesium 13 9 Currant
Sugars 7.37 8.49 Cherry
Fiber 4.3 1.6 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.104 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.1 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 44 15 Currant
Sodium 1 3 Currant
Vitamin A 42 1283 Cherry
Vitamin E 0.1 0.07 Currant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.03 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.04 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.4 Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.143 Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.044 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 2.1 Currant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.068 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.082 Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.09 Cherry
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Isoleucine
Leucine
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Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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
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