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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
3%
Naranjilla
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
6%
Naranjilla
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Naranjilla

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Naranjilla
Naranjilla contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Currant Naranjilla Opinion
Calories 56 25 Currant
Protein 1.4 0.44 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.22 Naranjilla
Vitamin C 41 3.2 Currant
Carbs 13.8 5.9 Currant
Cholesterol 0 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Iron 1 0.35 Currant
Calcium 33 8 Currant
Potassium 275 200 Currant
Magnesium 13 11 Currant
Sugars 7.37 3.74 Naranjilla
Fiber 4.3 1.1 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.028 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.1 Currant
Starch
Phosphorus 44 12 Currant
Sodium 1 4 Currant
Vitamin A 42 568 Naranjilla
Vitamin E 0.1 0.75 Naranjilla
Vitamin D 0 Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.045 Naranjilla
Vitamin B2 0.05 0 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 1.45 Naranjilla
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.22 Naranjilla
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.107 Naranjilla
Vitamin B12 0 Currant
Vitamin K 11 14.6 Naranjilla
Folate 8 3 Currant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Naranjilla
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 Currant
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 3.53 1.04 Currant

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 of 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.