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Currant vs. Jujube — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Currant and Jujube

  • Currant has more Iron, however, Jujube is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Jujube covers your daily Vitamin C needs 31% more than Currant.
  • Jujube has 2 times less Iron than Currant. Currant has 1mg of Iron, while Jujube has 0.48mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Jujube, 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.
Currant
10
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Jujube
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Manganese +121.4%
Equal in Potassium - 250
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 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25% 11% 0%
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +108.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Copper +46.6%
Contains more Manganese +121.4%
Equal in Potassium - 250

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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Jujube
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40
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 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Jujube
Contains more Protein +16.7%
Contains more Other +27.5%
Contains more Carbs +46.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 77.86
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
20% 78%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 20.23 g
Water: 77.86 g
Other: 0.51 g
Contains more Protein +16.7%
Contains more Other +27.5%
Contains more Carbs +46.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 77.86

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Currant Jujube
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 Jujube Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 20.23g Jujube
Protein 1.4g 1.2g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.8g 20.23g Jujube
Calories 56kcal 79kcal Jujube
Fructose 3.53g Currant
Sugar 7.37g Jujube
Fiber 4.3g Currant
Calcium 33mg 21mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.48mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 10mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 23mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 250mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 3mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.05mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.073mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.084mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 40IU Currant
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 2µg
Vitamin E 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin C 41mg 69mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.02mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.9mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.081mg Jujube
Folate 8µg Currant
Choline 7.6mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg Currant
Saturated Fat 0.017g Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Jujube
Low Fats diet Equal
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
22%
Jujube
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
10%
Jujube

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
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. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/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.