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Currant vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Currant and Common fig

  • Common fig has less Vitamin C, Iron, Fiber, and Vitamin K than Currant.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 43% more than Common fig.
  • Currant has 3 times more Phosphorus than Common fig. While Currant has 44mg of Phosphorus, Common fig has only 14mg.
  • Currant has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Currants, red and white, raw and Figs, 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 +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Equal in Calcium - 35
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 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Equal in Calcium - 35
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 +1950%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Contains more Vitamin A +238.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 1.4g 0.75g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Common fig
Carbs 13.8g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 56kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 16.26g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 2.9g Currant
Calcium 33mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 1mg 0.37mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 44mg 14mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 232mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.15mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.07mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 142IU Common fig
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.11mg Common fig
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 2mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.05mg
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 8µg 6µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 4.7µg Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.06g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.144g Common fig

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Currant Common fig
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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
11
Common fig

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%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
19%
Common fig
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.