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Common fig vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Common fig and Currant

  • Common fig has less Vitamin C, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin K than Currant.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 43% more than Common fig.
  • Common fig has 2 times more Sugar than Currant. While Common fig has 16.26g of Sugar, Currant has only 7.37g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Figs, raw and Currants, red and white, 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
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Equal in Calcium - 33
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
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 A +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
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 +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Currant Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 9.5g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 13.8g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 56kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar 16.26g 7.37g Currant
Fiber 2.9g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 35mg 33mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 17mg 13mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 232mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.07mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 142IU 42IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.1mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.04mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.05mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.1mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.064mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.07mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 8µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 11µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Common fig
Threonine 0.024mg mg Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023mg mg Common fig
Leucine 0.033mg mg Common fig
Lysine 0.03mg mg Common fig
Methionine 0.006mg mg Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018mg mg Common fig
Valine 0.028mg mg Common fig
Histidine 0.011mg mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.028g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.088g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Common fig 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
9
Common fig
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
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
5%
Common fig
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
14%
Currant
Fats
1%
Common fig
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
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 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

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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.