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Currant vs Grapefruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Currant and Grapefruit?

  • Currant is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, and Manganese, yet Grapefruit is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Iron is 12% higher.
  • Currant has 8 times more Manganese than Grapefruit. Currant has 0.186mg of Manganese, while Grapefruit has 0.022mg.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Grapefruit, raw, pink and red, all areas types in this comparison.

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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 +50%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.7%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +234.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 3% 7% 8% 12% 0% 2% 11%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +1150%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +103.7%
Contains more Zinc +228.6%
Contains more Copper +234.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2638.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.4%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.043
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 69% 3% 0% 105% 11% 8% 4% 16% 13% 10% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2638.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +30%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +309.4%
Contains more Folate +62.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.043

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Grapefruit Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 9.06g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.77g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.14g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 10.66g Currant
Calories 56kcal 42kcal Currant
Starch g 0g Grapefruit
Fructose 3.53g 1.77g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 6.89g Grapefruit
Fiber 4.3g 1.6g Currant
Calcium 33mg 22mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.08mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 9mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 18mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 135mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 0mg Grapefruit
Zinc 0.23mg 0.07mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.032mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 1150IU Grapefruit
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.13mg Grapefruit
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 31.2mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.043mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.031mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.204mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.262mg Grapefruit
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.053mg Currant
Folate 8µg 13µg Grapefruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 0µg Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Threonine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Isoleucine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Leucine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Lysine mg 0.019mg Grapefruit
Methionine mg 0.007mg Grapefruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.013mg Grapefruit
Valine mg 0.015mg Grapefruit
Histidine mg 0.008mg Grapefruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.021g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.02g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.036g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Grapefruit
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
20
Grapefruit
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
6
Grapefruit

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%
Grapefruit
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
11%
Grapefruit
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Grapefruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Grapefruit
Grapefruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (25)
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. Grapefruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174673/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.