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Currant vs Naranjilla - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Currant and Naranjilla

  • Currant has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Iron, and Manganese, however Naranjilla has more Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Currant is 42% higher.
  • Naranjilla has 4 times less Calcium than Currant. Currant has 33mg of Calcium, while Naranjilla has 8mg.

Food types used in this article are Currants, red and white, raw and Naranjilla (lulo) pulp, frozen, unsweetened.

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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 Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +282.1%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 3% 18% 8% 10% 3% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Copper +282.1%
Contains more Zinc +130%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 +1181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1252.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 35% 15% 0% 12% 0% 28% 14% 25% 0% 37% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1252.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Naranjilla Opinion
Calories 56kcal 25kcal Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.44g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.22g Naranjilla
Vitamin C 41mg 3.2mg Currant
Net carbs 9.5g 4.8g Currant
Carbs 13.8g 5.9g Currant
Cholesterol 0mg mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0IU IU Currant
Iron 1mg 0.35mg Currant
Calcium 33mg 8mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 200mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Currant
Sugar 7.37g 3.74g Naranjilla
Fiber 4.3g 1.1g Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.028mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.1mg Currant
Starch g g
Phosphorus 44mg 12mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 4mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 568IU Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.75mg Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.045mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 1.45mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.22mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.107mg Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Currant
Vitamin K 11µg 14.6µg Naranjilla
Folate 8µg 3µg Currant
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g 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
Fructose 3.53g 1.04g Currant

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Currant Naranjilla
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
15
Naranjilla
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
7
Naranjilla

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
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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. Naranjilla - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167790/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.