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Currant vs. Loquat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Currant and Loquat different?

  • Currant is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Copper, while Loquat is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Currant covers your daily need of Vitamin C 44% more than Loquat.
  • Currant contains 4 times more Iron than Loquat. Currant contains 1mg of Iron, while Loquat contains 0.28mg.

Currants, red and white, raw and Loquats, raw types were used in this article.

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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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Loquat
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Copper +167.5%
Contains more Manganese +25.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Potassium - 266
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Selenium - 0.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.9% 38% 9.3% 19% 24% 0.13% 6.3% 36% 24% 3.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.8% 11% 9.3% 12% 23% 0.13% 1.4% 13% 19% 3.3%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains more Zinc +360%
Contains more Copper +167.5%
Contains more Manganese +25.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Potassium - 266
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Selenium - 0.6

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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Loquat
Contains more Vitamin C +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3538.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +75%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2.5% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 1.9% 3.8% 16% 6% 0% 4.1% 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 92% 0% 0% 3.3% 4.8% 5.5% 3.4% 0% 23% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3538.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Folate +75%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Loquat
Contains more Protein +225.6%
Contains more Carbs +13.7%
Contains more Other +30%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 86.73
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
12% 87%
Protein: 0.43 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 12.14 g
Water: 86.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Protein +225.6%
Contains more Carbs +13.7%
Contains more Other +30%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 86.73

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Loquat
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +250%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.091
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
29% 6% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +250%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.091

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Loquat Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 10.44g Loquat
Protein 1.4g 0.43g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.8g 12.14g Currant
Calories 56kcal 47kcal Currant
Fructose 3.53g Currant
Sugar 7.37g Loquat
Fiber 4.3g 1.7g Currant
Calcium 33mg 16mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.28mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 13mg
Phosphorus 44mg 27mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 266mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.05mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.04mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.148mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg 0.6µg
Vitamin A 42IU 1528IU Loquat
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 76µg Loquat
Vitamin E 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin C 41mg 1mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.019mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.024mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.18mg Loquat
Vitamin B5 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.1mg Loquat
Folate 8µg 14µg Loquat
Choline 7.6mg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg Currant
Tryptophan 0.005mg Loquat
Threonine 0.015mg Loquat
Isoleucine 0.015mg Loquat
Leucine 0.026mg Loquat
Lysine 0.023mg Loquat
Methionine 0.004mg Loquat
Phenylalanine 0.014mg Loquat
Valine 0.021mg Loquat
Histidine 0.007mg Loquat
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.04g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.008g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.091g Loquat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Loquat
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
11%
Loquat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
10%
Loquat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Loquat
Loquat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Loquat
Loquat is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
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. Loquat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169908/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.