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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 Sugars.

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
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Contains more Iron +143.9%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Copper +122.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 5% 14% 10% 16% 4% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +143.9%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +79.7%
Contains more Copper +122.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
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 C +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
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 196% 1% 6% 0% 6% 6% 8% 8% 11% 0% 6% 18%
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 C +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.3%
Contains more Folate +200%

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
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 the food
Protein
8%
Currant
4%
Strawberry
Carbohydrates
14%
Currant
8%
Strawberry
Fats
1%
Currant
1%
Strawberry

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Currant Strawberry
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 contains less Sugars?
Strawberry
Strawberry contains less Sugars (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 Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Strawberry Opinion
Calories 56 32 Currant
Protein 1.4 0.67 Currant
Fats 0.2 0.3 Strawberry
Vitamin C 41 58.8 Strawberry
Carbs 13.8 7.68 Currant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1 0.41 Currant
Calcium 33 16 Currant
Potassium 275 153 Currant
Magnesium 13 13
Sugars 7.37 4.89 Strawberry
Fiber 4.3 2 Currant
Copper 0.107 0.048 Currant
Zinc 0.23 0.14 Currant
Starch 0.04 Strawberry
Phosphorus 44 24 Currant
Sodium 1 1
Vitamin A 42 12 Currant
Vitamin E 0.1 0.29 Strawberry
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.024 Currant
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.022 Currant
Vitamin B3 0.1 0.386 Strawberry
Vitamin B5 0.064 0.125 Strawberry
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.047 Currant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 11 2.2 Currant
Folate 8 24 Strawberry
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.015 Strawberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.043 Strawberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.155 Strawberry
Tryptophan 0.008 Strawberry
Threonine 0.02 Strawberry
Isoleucine 0.016 Strawberry
Leucine 0.034 Strawberry
Lysine 0.026 Strawberry
Methionine 0.002 Strawberry
Phenylalanine 0.019 Strawberry
Valine 0.019 Strawberry
Histidine 0.012 Strawberry
Fructose 3.53 2.44 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. 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.