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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 Sugars.

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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
8%
Apricot
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Apricot
Fats
1%
Currant
2%
Apricot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Currant Apricot
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Currant
Currant contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Currant Apricot Opinion
Calories 56 48 Currant
Protein 1.4 1.4
Fats 0.2 0.39 Apricot
Vitamin C 41 10 Currant
Carbs 13.8 11.12 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1 0.39 Currant
Calcium 33 13 Currant
Potassium 275 259 Currant
Magnesium 13 10 Currant
Sugars 7.37 9.24 Currant
Fiber 4.3 2 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.078 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.2 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 44 23 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 42 1279 Apricot
Vitamin E 0.1 0.89 Apricot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.03 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.04 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.6 Apricot
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.24 Apricot
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.054 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 3.3 Currant
Folate 8 9 Apricot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.027 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.17 Apricot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.077 Currant
Tryptophan 0.015 Apricot
Threonine 0.047 Apricot
Isoleucine 0.041 Apricot
Leucine 0.077 Apricot
Lysine 0.097 Apricot
Methionine 0.006 Apricot
Phenylalanine 0.052 Apricot
Valine 0.047 Apricot
Histidine 0.027 Apricot
Fructose 3.53 0.94 Currant

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 of 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.