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Currant vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Currant and Clementine?

  • Currant is higher in Iron, Fiber, Copper, and Manganese, yet Clementine is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Iron is 11% more.
  • Currant has 8 times more Manganese than Clementine. While Currant has 0.186mg of Manganese, Clementine has only 0.023mg.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Clementines, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.5%
Contains more Potassium +55.4%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +148.8%
Equal in Calcium - 30
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 B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.9%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.075
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.9%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.075

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Clementine Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 10.32g Clementine
Protein 1.4g 0.85g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 12.02g Currant
Calories 56kcal 47kcal Currant
Starch g 0g Clementine
Fructose 3.53g 1.64g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 9.18g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 1.7g Currant
Calcium 33mg 30mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.14mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 21mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 177mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.06mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.043mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.2mg Clementine
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 48.8mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.086mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.03mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.636mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.151mg Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.075mg Clementine
Folate 8µg 24µg Clementine
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 0µg Currant
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Clementine
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Clementine
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
18
Currant
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
8
Clementine

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
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
12%
Clementine
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Clementine

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.