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Currant vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Currant and Feijoa different?

  • Currant is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, Copper and Vitamin K, while Feijoa is higher in Fiber.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Iron 11% more than Feijoa.
  • Currant contains 3 times more Vitamin K than Feijoa. Currant contains 11µg of Vitamin K, while Feijoa contains 3.5µg.

Currants, red and white, raw and Feijoa, raw types were used 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
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Feijoa
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.9%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +197.2%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 6% 16% 7% 12% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +614.3%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Potassium +59.9%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Copper +197.2%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +131.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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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Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin C +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.1%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067
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 110% 1% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 0% 9% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264.1%
Contains more Folate +187.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067

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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
15%
Feijoa
Fats
1%
Currant
2%
Feijoa

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant Feijoa
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 - 0.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.087g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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 Feijoa Opinion
Calories 56 61 Feijoa
Protein 1.4 0.71 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.42 Feijoa
Vitamin C 41 32.9 Currant
Carbs 13.8 15.21 Feijoa
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Iron 1 0.14 Currant
Calcium 33 17 Currant
Potassium 275 172 Currant
Magnesium 13 9 Currant
Sugars 7.37 8.2 Currant
Fiber 4.3 6.4 Feijoa
Copper 0.107 0.036 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.06 Currant
Starch 0 Feijoa
Phosphorus 44 19 Currant
Sodium 1 3 Currant
Vitamin A 42 6 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 0.16 Feijoa
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.006 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.018 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.295 Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.233 Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.067 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 3.5 Currant
Folate 8 23 Feijoa
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.104 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.056 Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.136 Feijoa
Tryptophan 0.007 Feijoa
Threonine 0.019 Feijoa
Isoleucine 0.019 Feijoa
Leucine 0.028 Feijoa
Lysine 0.038 Feijoa
Methionine 0.007 Feijoa
Phenylalanine 0.019 Feijoa
Valine 0.019 Feijoa
Histidine 0.009 Feijoa
Fructose 3.53 2.95 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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.