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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Apricot. Apricot contains 96µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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 Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Equal in Potassium - 275
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 15% 8% 10% 23% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 18% 0% 34% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 7% 0% 9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
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%

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Apricot Currant Opinion
Net carbs 9.12g 9.5g Currant
Protein 1.4g 1.4g
Fats 0.39g 0.2g Apricot
Carbs 11.12g 13.8g Currant
Calories 48kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose 0.94g 3.53g Currant
Sugar 9.24g 7.37g Currant
Fiber 2g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 13mg 33mg Currant
Iron 0.39mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 10mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 23mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 259mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.2mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.078mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 1279IU 42IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89mg 0.1mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 10mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.1mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.064mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate 9µg 8µg Apricot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 11µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Apricot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041mg mg Apricot
Leucine 0.077mg mg Apricot
Lysine 0.097mg mg Apricot
Methionine 0.006mg mg Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052mg mg Apricot
Valine 0.047mg mg Apricot
Histidine 0.027mg mg Apricot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17g 0.028g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077g 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Apricot Currant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

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 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)
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.

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.