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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 Sugars.

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
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Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Equal in Calcium - 35
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 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.5%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
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 Vitamin K +134%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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 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 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1950%
Contains more Vitamin K +134%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
19%
Common fig
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Common fig

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