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Currant vs Lemon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Currant and Lemon

  • Currant has more Copper, Manganese, and Fiber, however Lemon has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Lemon is 13% higher.
  • Lemon has 6 times less Manganese than Currant. Currant has 0.186mg of Manganese, while Lemon has 0.03mg.
  • Lemon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Currants, red and white, raw and Lemons, raw, without peel.

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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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Lemon
Contains more Calcium +26.9%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Potassium +99.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +189.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 23% 6% 7% 13% 1% 2% 13%
Contains more Calcium +26.9%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +175%
Contains more Potassium +99.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +283.3%
Contains more Copper +189.2%

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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Lemon
Contains more Vitamin A +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.1
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 2% 3% 0% 177% 10% 5% 2% 12% 19% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.1

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 Lemon
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 Lemon Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 6.52g Currant
Protein 1.4g 1.1g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Lemon
Carbs 13.8g 9.32g Currant
Calories 56kcal 29kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 2.5g Lemon
Fiber 4.3g 2.8g Currant
Calcium 33mg 26mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.6mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 8mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 16mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 138mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 2mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.06mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.037mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 22IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.15mg Lemon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 53mg Lemon
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.02mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.19mg Lemon
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.08mg Lemon
Folate 8µg 11µg Lemon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 0µg Currant
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.011g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.089g Lemon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
Lemon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
9
Lemon

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
7%
Lemon
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
9%
Lemon
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Lemon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemon
Lemon is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.87g)
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 - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
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

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. Lemon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167746/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.