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Apricot vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Apricot and Quince?

  • Apricot is higher in Vitamin A, yet Quince is higher in Copper, and Vitamin C.

We used Apricots, raw and Quinces, raw types in this article.

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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
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Quince
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +31.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Potassium +31.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +79.5%
Contains more Copper +66.7%

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
Apricot
10
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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +3097.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
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 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3097.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%

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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
11
Apricot
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
11%
Apricot
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Apricot
0%
Quince

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 Quince
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Apricot Quince
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?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot
Apricot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Apricot
Apricot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Apricot
Apricot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Apricot
Apricot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 Quince Opinion
Calories 48 57 Quince
Protein 1.4 0.4 Apricot
Fats 0.39 0.1 Apricot
Vitamin C 10 15 Quince
Net carbs 9.119999885559082 13.399999618530273 Quince
Carbs 11.12 15.3 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Iron 0.39 0.7 Quince
Calcium 13 11 Apricot
Potassium 259 197 Apricot
Magnesium 10 8 Apricot
Sugar 9.24 Quince
Fiber 2 1.9 Apricot
Copper 0.078 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.2 0.04 Apricot
Starch
Phosphorus 23 17 Apricot
Sodium 1 4 Apricot
Vitamin A 1279 40 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 Apricot
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.02 Apricot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.03 Apricot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.2 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.081 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.054 0.04 Apricot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.3 Apricot
Folate 9 3 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.17 0.036 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.077 0.05 Apricot
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 Apricot

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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.