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Currant vs. Grape — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Currant and Grape

  • Currant has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Copper, however, Grape is higher in Manganese.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 41% more than Grape.
  • Grape contains 5 times less Fiber than Currant. Currant contains 4.3g of Fiber, while Grape contains 0.9g.
  • Currant has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Currants, red and white, raw and Grapes, american type (slip skin), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Grape
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +244.8%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +167.5%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Manganese +286%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 11% 4% 5% 17% 1% 2% 14% 94% 1%
Contains more Calcium +135.7%
Contains more Iron +244.8%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +475%
Contains more Copper +167.5%
Contains more Selenium +500%
Contains more Manganese +286%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Grape
Contains more Vitamin C +925%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 4% 0% 14% 24% 14% 6% 2% 26% 3% 0% 4% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +925%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Choline +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Grape
Contains more Protein +122.2%
Contains more Other +14%
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Carbs +24.3%
Equal in Water - 81.3
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
17% 81%
Protein: 0.63 g
Fats: 0.35 g
Carbs: 17.15 g
Water: 81.3 g
Other: 0.57 g
Contains more Protein +122.2%
Contains more Other +14%
Contains more Fats +75%
Contains more Carbs +24.3%
Equal in Water - 81.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Grape
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.9%
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
50% 6% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.114 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Currant Grape
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Grape Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 16.25g Grape
Protein 1.4g 0.63g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.35g Grape
Carbs 13.8g 17.15g Grape
Calories 56kcal 67kcal Grape
Fructose 3.53g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 16.25g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 0.9g Currant
Calcium 33mg 14mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.29mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 5mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 10mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 191mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 2mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.04mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.04mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.718mg Grape
Selenium 0.6µg 0.1µg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 100IU Grape
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 5µg Grape
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.19mg Grape
Vitamin C 41mg 4mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.092mg Grape
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.057mg Grape
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.3mg Grape
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.024mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.11mg Grape
Folate 8µg 4µg Currant
Choline 7.6mg 5.6mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 14.6µg Grape
Tryptophan 0.003mg Grape
Threonine 0.017mg Grape
Isoleucine 0.005mg Grape
Leucine 0.013mg Grape
Lysine 0.014mg Grape
Methionine 0.021mg Grape
Phenylalanine 0.013mg Grape
Valine 0.017mg Grape
Histidine 0.023mg Grape
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.114g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.014g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.102g Grape

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant Grape
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
10%
Grape
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
15%
Grape

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.88g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.097g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
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 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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients
  2. Grape - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174682/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.