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Currant vs Strawberry - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Currant and Strawberry

  • Currant has more Fiber, Iron, Vitamin K, and Copper, however Strawberry is richer in Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Strawberry covers your daily Vitamin C needs 20% more than Currant.
  • Strawberry has 5 times less Vitamin K than Currant. Currant has 11µg of Vitamin K, while Strawberry has 2.2µg.
  • Strawberry contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Currants, red and white, raw and Strawberries, raw.

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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 +106.3%
Contains more Iron +143.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +122.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 16% 10% 11% 14% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Iron +143.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +122.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 1

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 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
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 1% 6% 0% 196% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 18% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin C +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Folate +200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Strawberry Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 5.68g Currant
Protein 1.4g 0.67g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Strawberry
Carbs 13.8g 7.68g Currant
Calories 56kcal 32kcal Currant
Starch g 0.04g Strawberry
Fructose 3.53g 2.44g Currant
Sugar 7.37g 4.89g Strawberry
Fiber 4.3g 2g Currant
Calcium 33mg 16mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.41mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 13mg
Phosphorus 44mg 24mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 153mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.23mg 0.14mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.048mg Currant
Vitamin A 42IU 12IU Currant
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.29mg Strawberry
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 41mg 58.8mg Strawberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.024mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.022mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.386mg Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.064mg 0.125mg Strawberry
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.047mg Currant
Folate 8µg 24µg Strawberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 11µg 2.2µg Currant
Tryptophan mg 0.008mg Strawberry
Threonine mg 0.02mg Strawberry
Isoleucine mg 0.016mg Strawberry
Leucine mg 0.034mg Strawberry
Lysine mg 0.026mg Strawberry
Methionine mg 0.002mg Strawberry
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Strawberry
Valine mg 0.019mg Strawberry
Histidine mg 0.012mg Strawberry
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.015g Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.043g Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.155g Strawberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Currant Strawberry
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
22
Strawberry
Mineral Summary Score
18
Currant
9
Strawberry

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
4%
Strawberry
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
8%
Strawberry
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Strawberry

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Strawberry
Strawberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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. Strawberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167762/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.