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Currant vs Apricot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Currant and Apricot

  • Currant has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Vitamin K, however Apricot is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin E .
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 34% more than Apricot.
  • Apricot contains 3 times less Vitamin K than Currant. Currant contains 11µg of Vitamin K, while Apricot contains 3.3µg.
  • Currant has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Currants, red and white, raw and Apricots, 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 Iron +156.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Equal in Potassium - 259
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 4% 23% 8% 27% 6% 10% 1%
Contains more Iron +156.4%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +37.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Equal in Potassium - 259
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" 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 C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2945.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 34% 77% 18% 0% 8% 10% 12% 15% 13% 0% 9% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +310%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +2945.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +790%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Folate +12.5%

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.
Currant Apricot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Apricot Opinion
Calories 56kcal 48kcal Currant
Protein 1.4g 1.4g
Fats 0.2g 0.39g Apricot
Vitamin C 41mg 10mg Currant
Net carbs 9.5g 9.12g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 11.12g Currant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1mg 0.39mg Currant
Calcium 33mg 13mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 259mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Currant
Sugar 7.37g 9.24g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 2g Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.078mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.2mg Currant
Starch g g
Phosphorus 44mg 23mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Vitamin A 42IU 1279IU Apricot
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.89mg Apricot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.03mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.6mg Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.24mg Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.054mg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 3.3µg Currant
Folate 8µg 9µg Apricot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.027g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.17g Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.077g Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Apricot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Isoleucine mg 0.041mg Apricot
Leucine mg 0.077mg Apricot
Lysine mg 0.097mg Apricot
Methionine mg 0.006mg Apricot
Phenylalanine mg 0.052mg Apricot
Valine mg 0.047mg Apricot
Histidine mg 0.027mg Apricot
Fructose 3.53g 0.94g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Apricot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Currant
16
Apricot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
11
Apricot

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
8%
Currant
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Currant
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients
  2. Apricot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171697/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.