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Currant vs Purple mangosteen - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Currant and Purple mangosteen

  • Currant has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Purple mangosteen has more Folate.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% higher.
  • Purple mangosteen contains 6 times less Potassium than Currant. Currant contains 275mg of Potassium, while Purple mangosteen contains 48mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Mangosteen, canned, syrup pack.

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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 Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +450%
Contains more Potassium +472.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Zinc - 0.21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 12% 10% 4% 5% 1% 6% 24%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +450%
Contains more Potassium +472.9%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Copper +55.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Zinc - 0.21

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 A +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +1313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +186%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054
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 3% 0% 0% 10% 14% 13% 6% 2% 5% 24% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +1313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +186%
Contains more Folate +287.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.054

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Purple mangosteen Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 16.11g Purple mangosteen
Protein 1.4g 0.41g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.58g Purple mangosteen
Carbs 13.8g 17.91g Purple mangosteen
Calories 56kcal 73kcal Purple mangosteen
Starch g g
Fructose 3.53g g Currant
Sugar 7.37g g Purple mangosteen
Fiber 4.3g 1.8g Currant
Calcium 33mg 12mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.3mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 13mg
Phosphorus 44mg 8mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 48mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 7mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.21mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.069mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 35IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Currant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 2.9mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.054mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.286mg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.032mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.018mg Currant
Folate 8µg 31µg Purple mangosteen
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg µg 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 g Purple mangosteen
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g Currant

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Currant Purple mangosteen
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
6
Purple mangosteen
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
8
Purple mangosteen

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
2%
Purple mangosteen
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
18%
Purple mangosteen
Fats
1%
Currant
3%
Purple mangosteen

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purple mangosteen
Purple mangosteen is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $4.5)
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 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. Purple mangosteen - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169090/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.