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Cherry vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cherry and Currant?

  • Cherry is higher in Vitamin A RAE, yet Currant is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin K.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 34% more.
  • Cherry has 32 times more Vitamin A RAE than Currant. While Cherry has 64µg of Vitamin A RAE, Currant has only 2µg.

We used Cherries, sour, red, raw and Currants, red and white, 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
Cherry
0
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Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.3%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Equal in Copper - 0.107
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 12% 7% 7% 16% 1% 3% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +212.5%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.3%
Contains more Potassium +59%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Equal in Copper - 0.107

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
Cherry
3
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Contains more Vitamin A +2954.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +423.8%
Equal in Folate - 8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 2% 0% 34% 8% 10% 8% 9% 11% 6% 0% 6%
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 +2954.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +423.8%
Equal in Folate - 8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cherry Currant Opinion
Net carbs 10.58g 9.5g Cherry
Protein 1g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Cherry
Carbs 12.18g 13.8g Currant
Calories 50kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose 3.51g 3.53g Currant
Sugar 8.49g 7.37g Currant
Fiber 1.6g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 16mg 33mg Currant
Iron 0.32mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 9mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 15mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 173mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 3mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 0.1mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.104mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 1283IU 42IU Cherry
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.1mg Currant
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 0.4mg 0.1mg Cherry
Vitamin B5 0.143mg 0.064mg Cherry
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate 8µg 8µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.1µg 11µg Currant
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.068g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.082g 0.028g Cherry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.09g 0.088g Cherry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cherry 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
14
Cherry
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cherry
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
6%
Cherry
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
12%
Cherry
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Cherry
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cherry
Cherry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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

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. Cherry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173954/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.