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Currant vs Gooseberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Currant and Gooseberry

  • Gooseberry contains less Vitamin C, and Iron than Currant.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 15% higher.
  • Gooseberry contains 3 times less Iron than Currant. Currant contains 1mg of Iron, while Gooseberry contains 0.31mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Gooseberries, 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 +222.6%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
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 12% 8% 18% 8% 24% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
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 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
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 93% 18% 8% 0% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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
Gooseberry
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
10
Gooseberry

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%
Gooseberry
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
10%
Gooseberry
Fats
1%
Currant
3%
Gooseberry

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

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Currant Gooseberry
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 is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Gooseberry Opinion
Calories 56 44 Currant
Protein 1.4 0.88 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.58 Gooseberry
Vitamin C 41 27.7 Currant
Carbs 13.8 10.18 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Iron 1 0.31 Currant
Calcium 33 25 Currant
Potassium 275 198 Currant
Magnesium 13 10 Currant
Sugar 7.37 Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3 4.3
Copper 0.107 0.07 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.12 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 44 27 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 42 290 Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.1 0.37 Gooseberry
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.04
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.03 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.3 Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.286 Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.08 Gooseberry
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 Currant
Folate 8 6 Currant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.038 Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.051 Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.317 Gooseberry
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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 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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/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.