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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

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 Feijoa
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Feijoa Opinion
Calories 56kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Protein 1.4g 0.71g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.42g Feijoa
Vitamin C 41mg 32.9mg Currant
Net carbs 9.5g 8.81g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 15.21g Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Currant
Iron 1mg 0.14mg Currant
Calcium 33mg 17mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 172mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 9mg Currant
Sugar 7.37g 8.2g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 6.4g Feijoa
Copper 0.107mg 0.036mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.06mg Currant
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Phosphorus 44mg 19mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 3mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 6IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.006mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.018mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.295mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.067mg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 3.5µg Currant
Folate 8µg 23µg Feijoa
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.104g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.136g Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Fructose 3.53g 2.95g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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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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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Currant
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
15%
Feijoa
Fats
1%
Currant
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.