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Common fig vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Common fig and Gooseberry?

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C, and Fiber than Common fig.
  • Gooseberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.
  • Gooseberry has 2 times less Magnesium than Common fig. Common fig has 17mg of Magnesium, while Gooseberry has 10mg.

We used Figs, raw and Gooseberries, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1285%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.286
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 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 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1285%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.286
Equal in Folate - 6

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 Gooseberry
Lower in Sugar 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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 5.88g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.3g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 19.18g 10.18g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 44kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g g Gooseberry
Fiber 2.9g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 35mg 25mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.31mg Common fig
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 232mg 198mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin A 142IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common fig
Vitamin C 2mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.04mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.03mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.286mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.08mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg µg Common fig
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 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.051g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Common fig Gooseberry
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
15
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
10
Gooseberry

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
5%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
1%
Common fig
3%
Gooseberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.