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Currant vs. Apple — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Currant and Apple?

  • Currant is richer than Apple in Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Manganese.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 40% more.
  • Currant has 8 times more Iron than Apple. While Currant has 1mg of Iron, Apple has only 0.12mg.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Apples, raw, with skin types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Apple
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +296.3%
Contains more Manganese +431.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 5% 4% 5% 10% 1% 2% 9% 5% 0%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +296.3%
Contains more Manganese +431.4%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Apple
Contains more Vitamin C +791.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.091
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.061
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 4% 0% 16% 5% 6% 2% 4% 10% 3% 0% 2% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +791.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Choline +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.091
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.061

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Apple
Contains more Protein +438.5%
Contains more Fats +17.6%
Contains more Other +225%
Equal in Carbs - 13.81
Equal in Water - 85.56
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
14% 86%
Protein: 0.26 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 13.81 g
Water: 85.56 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +438.5%
Contains more Fats +17.6%
Contains more Other +225%
Equal in Carbs - 13.81
Equal in Water - 85.56

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Apple
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
33% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.051 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -39.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +300%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Apple
Contains more Glucose +32.5%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +239.3%
Contains more Fructose +67.1%
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
20% 23% 56%
Starch: 0.05 g
Sucrose: 2.07 g
Glucose: 2.43 g
Fructose: 5.9 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +32.5%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +239.3%
Contains more Fructose +67.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Apple Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 11.41g Apple
Protein 1.4g 0.26g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 13.81g Apple
Calories 56kcal 52kcal Currant
Starch 0.05g Apple
Fructose 3.53g 5.9g Apple
Sugar 7.37g 10.39g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 2.4g Currant
Calcium 33mg 6mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.12mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 5mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 11mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 107mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.04mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.027mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.035mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 54IU Apple
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 3µg Apple
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.18mg Apple
Vitamin C 41mg 4.6mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.017mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.026mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.091mg Currant
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.061mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.041mg Currant
Folate 8µg 3µg Currant
Choline 7.6mg 3.4mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 2.2µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.001mg Apple
Threonine 0.006mg Apple
Isoleucine 0.006mg Apple
Leucine 0.013mg Apple
Lysine 0.012mg Apple
Methionine 0.001mg Apple
Phenylalanine 0.006mg Apple
Valine 0.012mg Apple
Histidine 0.005mg Apple
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.028g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.007g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.051g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Apple
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
17%
Currant
4%
Apple
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
4%
Apple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.02g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)

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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients
  2. Apple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171688/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.