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Common fig vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Common fig and Quince

  • Common fig is higher in Vitamin B6, yet Quince is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Quince covers your daily Vitamin C needs 14% more than Common fig.
  • Common fig contains 3 times more Calcium than Quince. While Common fig contains 35mg of Calcium, Quince contains only 11mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Figs, raw and Quinces, 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 Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +275%
Contains more Iron +89.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +275%
Contains more Iron +89.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Copper +85.7%

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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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +650%
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% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +650%

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 Quince
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Common fig Quince Opinion
Net carbs 16.28g 13.4g Common fig
Protein 0.75g 0.4g Common fig
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Common fig
Carbs 19.18g 15.3g Common fig
Calories 74kcal 57kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 16.26g g Quince
Fiber 2.9g 1.9g Common fig
Calcium 35mg 11mg Common fig
Iron 0.37mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 17mg 8mg Common fig
Phosphorus 14mg 17mg Quince
Potassium 232mg 197mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 4mg Common fig
Zinc 0.15mg 0.04mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 142IU 40IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11mg mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU IU Common fig
Vitamin D 0µg µg Common fig
Vitamin C 2mg 15mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.02mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.03mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.3mg 0.081mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.04mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 3µg Common fig
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 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.066g 0.036g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.144g 0.05g Common fig

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Common fig Quince
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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
11
Common fig
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
19%
Common fig
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Common fig
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
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

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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.