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Figs vs. Gooseberry — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Figs and Gooseberry?

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C, and Fiber than Figs.
  • Gooseberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.
  • Gooseberry has 2 times less Magnesium than Figs. Figs have 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" charts 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%
Contains more Manganese +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24% 17% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24% 19% 4%
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%
Contains more Manganese +12.5%
Contains more Selenium +200%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Figs
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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 Choline Vitamin K 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +88.4%
Contains more Other +34.7%
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Water +11.1%
19% 79%
Protein: 0.75 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.18 g
Water: 79.11 g
Other: 0.66 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.88 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 10.18 g
Water: 87.87 g
Other: 0.49 g
Contains more Carbs +88.4%
Contains more Other +34.7%
Contains more Protein +17.3%
Contains more Fats +93.3%
Contains more Water +11.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +29.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.1%
22% 24% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.066 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.144 g
9% 13% 78%
Saturated Fat: 0.038 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.051 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.317 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +29.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +120.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Figs Gooseberry Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 5.88g Figs
Protein 0.75g 0.88g Gooseberry
Fats 0.3g 0.58g Gooseberry
Carbs 19.18g 10.18g Figs
Calories 74kcal 44kcal Figs
Sugar 16.26g Gooseberry
Fiber 2.9g 4.3g Gooseberry
Calcium 35mg 25mg Figs
Iron 0.37mg 0.31mg Figs
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Figs
Phosphorus 14mg 27mg Gooseberry
Potassium 232mg 198mg Figs
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Figs
Copper 0.07mg 0.07mg
Manganese 0.128mg 0.144mg Gooseberry
Selenium 0.2µg 0.6µg Gooseberry
Vitamin A 142IU 290IU Gooseberry
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 15µg Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.37mg Gooseberry
Vitamin C 2mg 27.7mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.04mg Figs
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.03mg Figs
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.3mg Figs
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.286mg Figs
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.08mg Figs
Folate 6µg 6µg
Choline 4.7mg Figs
Vitamin K 4.7µg Figs
Tryptophan 0.006mg Figs
Threonine 0.024mg Figs
Isoleucine 0.023mg Figs
Leucine 0.033mg Figs
Lysine 0.03mg Figs
Methionine 0.006mg Figs
Phenylalanine 0.018mg Figs
Valine 0.028mg Figs
Histidine 0.011mg Figs
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.038g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.051g Figs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.317g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Figs Gooseberry
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
9%
Figs
14%
Gooseberry
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Figs
10%
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 vitamins?
Figs
Figs 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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Figs - 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.