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Clementine vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Clementine and Currant?

  • Clementine is higher in Vitamin C, yet Currant is higher in Iron, Fiber, Vitamin K, Copper and Manganese.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Iron is 11% more.
  • Clementine has 3 times more Folate than Currant. While Clementine has 24µg of Folate, Currant has only 8µg.

We used Clementines, 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
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Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.5%
Equal in Calcium - 33
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 C +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.9%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.9%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Clementine
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
8
Clementine
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 the food
Protein
5%
Clementine
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
12%
Clementine
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Clementine
1%
Currant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Clementine Currant
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Clementine Currant
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 contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Clementine Currant Opinion
Calories 47 56 Currant
Protein 0.85 1.4 Currant
Fats 0.15 0.2 Currant
Vitamin C 48.8 41 Clementine
Carbs 12.02 13.8 Currant
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.14 1 Currant
Calcium 30 33 Currant
Potassium 177 275 Currant
Magnesium 10 13 Currant
Sugars 9.18 7.37 Currant
Fiber 1.7 4.3 Currant
Copper 0.043 0.107 Currant
Zinc 0.06 0.23 Currant
Starch 0 Clementine
Phosphorus 21 44 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 42 Currant
Vitamin E 0.2 0.1 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.04 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.05 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.636 0.1 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.064 Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.07 Clementine
Vitamin B12 0 Currant
Vitamin K 0 11 Currant
Folate 24 8 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.64 3.53 Currant

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.