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Avocado vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Avocado and Quince

  • Avocado has more Vitamin B5, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Copper, however Quince is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Avocado covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 26% more than Quince.
  • Avocado has 213 times more Saturated Fat than Quince. While Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, Quince has only 0.01g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Quinces, 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
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Quince
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Calcium - 11

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
Avocado
10
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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +265%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +542.5%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +265%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +542.5%
Contains more Folate +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Quince Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 13.4g Quince
Protein 2g 0.4g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.1g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 15.3g Quince
Calories 160kcal 57kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g g Avocado
Sugar 0.66g g Quince
Fiber 6.7g 1.9g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 11mg Avocado
Iron 0.55mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 29mg 8mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 17mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 197mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 4mg Quince
Zinc 0.64mg 0.04mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.13mg Avocado
Vitamin A 146IU 40IU Avocado
Vitamin E 2.07mg mg Avocado
Vitamin D 0IU IU Avocado
Vitamin D 0µg µg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 15mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.02mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.03mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.2mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.081mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.04mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 3µg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 21µg µg Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025mg mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg mg Avocado
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.036g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.05g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Avocado Quince
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
35
Avocado
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
24
Avocado
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
12%
Avocado
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
9%
Avocado
15%
Quince
Fats
68%
Avocado
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.116g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.