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Currant vs Fruit salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Currant and Fruit salad?

  • Currant is richer than Fruit salad in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Copper.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% more.
  • Currant has 4 times more Fiber than Fruit salad. While Currant has 4.3g of Fiber, Fruit salad has only 1g.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +114%

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 +1142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
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 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Fruit salad Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 12.05g Fruit salad
Protein 1.4g 0.51g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.03g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 13.05g Currant
Calories 56kcal 50kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g g Fruit salad
Fiber 4.3g 1g Currant
Calcium 33mg 11mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.25mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 8mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 14mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 116mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 5mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.14mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 600IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Currant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 3.3mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.011mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.014mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.356mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.053mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.027mg Currant
Folate 8µg 3µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg µg 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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.004g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.005g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.011g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Fruit salad
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
6
Fruit salad
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
7
Fruit salad

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
3%
Fruit salad
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
13%
Fruit salad
Fats
1%
Currant
0%
Fruit salad

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/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.