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Blueberry vs. Figs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Blueberry and Figs different?

  • Blueberry has more Vitamin K, Manganese, and Vitamin C than Figs.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Blueberry is 12% higher.
  • Blueberry contains 5 times more Vitamin C than Figs. While Blueberry contains 9.7mg of Vitamin C, Figs contain only 2mg.
  • Blueberry has less Sugar.

Blueberries, raw and Figs, raw are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Figs
Contains more Manganese +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +201.3%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 11% 5% 6% 7% 1% 5% 19% 44% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Contains more Manganese +162.5%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Magnesium +183.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +201.3%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Zinc - 0.15

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Figs
Contains more Vitamin E +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +385%
Contains more Choline +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +163%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 12% 0% 33% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 5% 0% 4% 49%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +385%
Contains more Choline +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +163%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Figs
Contains more Carbs +32.4%
Contains more Other +187%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 79.11
14% 84%
Protein: 0.74 g
Fats: 0.33 g
Carbs: 14.49 g
Water: 84.21 g
Other: 0.23 g
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Carbs +32.4%
Contains more Other +187%
Equal in Protein - 0.75
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Water - 79.11

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Figs
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +40.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.144
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.047 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.146 g
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -53.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +40.4%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.144

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Blueberry Figs
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Blueberry Figs Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 16.28g Figs
Protein 0.74g 0.75g Figs
Fats 0.33g 0.3g Blueberry
Carbs 14.49g 19.18g Figs
Calories 57kcal 74kcal Figs
Starch 0.03g Blueberry
Fructose 4.97g Blueberry
Sugar 9.96g 16.26g Blueberry
Fiber 2.4g 2.9g Figs
Calcium 6mg 35mg Figs
Iron 0.28mg 0.37mg Figs
Magnesium 6mg 17mg Figs
Phosphorus 12mg 14mg Figs
Potassium 77mg 232mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.15mg Blueberry
Copper 0.057mg 0.07mg Figs
Manganese 0.336mg 0.128mg Blueberry
Selenium 0.1µg 0.2µg Figs
Vitamin A 54IU 142IU Figs
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 7µg Figs
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.11mg Blueberry
Vitamin C 9.7mg 2mg Blueberry
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.06mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.05mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.4mg Blueberry
Vitamin B5 0.124mg 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.052mg 0.113mg Figs
Folate 6µg 6µg
Choline 6mg 4.7mg Blueberry
Vitamin K 19.3µg 4.7µg Blueberry
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.02mg 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg 0.023mg
Leucine 0.044mg 0.033mg Blueberry
Lysine 0.013mg 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.012mg 0.006mg Blueberry
Phenylalanine 0.026mg 0.018mg Blueberry
Valine 0.031mg 0.028mg Blueberry
Histidine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.06g Blueberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.066g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.146g 0.144g Blueberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Blueberry Figs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Blueberry
9%
Figs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Blueberry
11%
Figs

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Figs
Figs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Blueberry
Blueberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Blueberry
Blueberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Blueberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171711/nutrients
  2. Figs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.