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Apricot vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Apricot and Currant

  • Apricot has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin E , however Currant is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin K.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 34% more than Apricot.
  • Currant contains 48 times less Vitamin A than Apricot. Apricot contains 96µg of Vitamin A, while Currant contains 2µg.
  • Currant has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Apricots, raw and Currants, red and white, raw.

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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 +156.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Equal in Potassium - 275
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Equal in Potassium - 275
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +2945.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +2945.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%

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
16
Apricot
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
18
Currant

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
8%
Apricot
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
14%
Currant
Fats
2%
Apricot
1%
Currant

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

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Apricot Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Currant Opinion
Calories 48 56 Currant
Protein 1.4 1.4
Fats 0.39 0.2 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 41 Currant
Net carbs 9.119999885559082 9.5 Currant
Carbs 11.12 13.8 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.39 1 Currant
Calcium 13 33 Currant
Potassium 259 275 Currant
Magnesium 10 13 Currant
Sugar 9.24 7.37 Currant
Fiber 2 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.078 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.2 0.23 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 23 44 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 1279 42 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 0.1 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.04 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.05 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.1 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.064 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.07 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 11 Currant
Folate 9 8 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.017 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.028 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 0.94 3.53 Currant

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. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/nutrients
  2. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.