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Currant vs. Honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Currant and Honey

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Potassium, and Phosphorus in Currant is higher than in Honey.
  • Currant covers your daily Vitamin C needs 45% more than Honey.
  • Currant contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Honey.

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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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Honey
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +1000%
Contains more Potassium +428.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +197.2%
Contains more Manganese +132.5%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
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 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Phosphorus +1000%
Contains more Potassium +428.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Copper +197.2%
Contains more Manganese +132.5%
Contains more Selenium +33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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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Honey
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +191.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.068
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 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 9% 3% 5% 6% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +8100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +191.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.068

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Honey
Contains more Protein +366.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +390.9%
Contains more Other +225%
Contains more Carbs +497.1%
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
82% 17%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 82.4 g
Water: 17.1 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +366.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +390.9%
Contains more Other +225%
Contains more Carbs +497.1%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Honey
Contains more Sucrose +45.9%
Contains more Glucose +1010.2%
Contains more Fructose +1059.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
44% 50% 2% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.89 g
Glucose: 35.75 g
Fructose: 40.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 1.44 g
Galactose: 3.1 g
Contains more Sucrose +45.9%
Contains more Glucose +1010.2%
Contains more Fructose +1059.8%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Honey Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 82.2g Honey
Protein 1.4g 0.3g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 82.4g Honey
Calories 56kcal 304kcal Honey
Fructose 3.53g 40.94g Honey
Sugar 7.37g 82.12g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 0.2g Currant
Calcium 33mg 6mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.42mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 2mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 4mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 52mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 4mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.22mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.036mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.08mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg 0.8µg Honey
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Currant
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0mg Currant
Vitamin C 41mg 0.5mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.038mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.121mg Honey
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.068mg Honey
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.024mg Currant
Folate 8µg 2µg Currant
Choline 7.6mg 2.2mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 0µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.004mg Honey
Threonine 0.004mg Honey
Isoleucine 0.008mg Honey
Leucine 0.01mg Honey
Lysine 0.008mg Honey
Methionine 0.001mg Honey
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Honey
Valine 0.009mg Honey
Histidine 0.001mg Honey
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Currant Honey
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
2%
Honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
6%
Honey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 74.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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

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. Honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169640/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.