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Common fig vs Mulberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Common fig and Mulberry different?

  • Mulberry has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin E than Common fig.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Mulberry is 38% higher.
  • Common fig contains 2 times more Sugar than Mulberry. While Common fig contains 16.26g of Sugar, Mulberry contains only 8.1g.

Figs, raw and Mulberries, raw are the varieties used 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
Contains more Potassium +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Contains more Potassium +19.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Copper +16.7%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +171.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 +468%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%
Contains more Vitamin E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin K +66%
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 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +468%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%
Contains more Vitamin E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin K +66%
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 Mulberry
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Mulberry Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 8.1g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 1.44g Mulberry
Fats 0.3g 0.39g Mulberry
Carbs 19.18g 9.8g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 43kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g 8.1g Mulberry
Fiber 2.9g 1.7g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 39mg Mulberry
Iron 0.37mg 1.85mg Mulberry
Magnesium 17mg 18mg Mulberry
Phosphorus 14mg 38mg Mulberry
Potassium 232mg 194mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 10mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.12mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin A 142IU 25IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.87mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2mg 36.4mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.029mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.101mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.62mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 0.3mg mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.05mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.7µg 7.8µg Mulberry
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 0.027g Mulberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.041g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.207g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Common fig Mulberry
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
Mulberry
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
19
Mulberry

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
9%
Mulberry
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
10%
Mulberry
Fats
1%
Common fig
2%
Mulberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
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.
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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.