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Currant vs. Agave nectar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Currant and Agave nectar?

  • Currant is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, Copper, Potassium, and Manganese, yet Agave nectar is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% higher.
  • Currant has 69 times more Potassium than Agave nectar. Currant has 275mg of Potassium, while Agave nectar has 4mg.

We used Currants, red and white, raw and Sweetener, syrup, agave types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +1011.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1200%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains more Potassium +6775%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Copper +1088.9%
Contains more Manganese +3620%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 10%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Iron +1011.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1200%
Contains more Phosphorus +4300%
Contains more Potassium +6775%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Copper +1088.9%
Contains more Manganese +3620%
Contains more Selenium +183.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +880%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Choline +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +104.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 20% 0% 57% 31% 39% 13% 0% 54% 23% 0% 8% 57%
Contains more Vitamin C +141.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +880%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +589%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.3%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Choline +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +104.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1455.6%
Contains more Water +266%
Contains more Other +333.3%
Contains more Fats +125%
Contains more Carbs +453.4%
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
76% 23%
Protein: 0.09 g
Fats: 0.45 g
Carbs: 76.37 g
Water: 22.94 g
Other: 0.15 g
Contains more Protein +1455.6%
Contains more Water +266%
Contains more Other +333.3%
Contains more Fats +125%
Contains more Carbs +453.4%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +286%
Contains more Fructose +1475.1%
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
18% 82%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 12.43 g
Fructose: 55.6 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +286%
Contains more Fructose +1475.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Currant Agave nectar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Currant Agave nectar Opinion
Net carbs 9.5g 76.17g Agave nectar
Protein 1.4g 0.09g Currant
Fats 0.2g 0.45g Agave nectar
Carbs 13.8g 76.37g Agave nectar
Calories 56kcal 310kcal Agave nectar
Fructose 3.53g 55.6g Agave nectar
Sugar 7.37g 68.03g Currant
Fiber 4.3g 0.2g Currant
Calcium 33mg 1mg Currant
Iron 1mg 0.09mg Currant
Magnesium 13mg 1mg Currant
Phosphorus 44mg 1mg Currant
Potassium 275mg 4mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 4mg Currant
Zinc 0.23mg 0.01mg Currant
Copper 0.107mg 0.009mg Currant
Manganese 0.186mg 0.005mg Currant
Selenium 0.6µg 1.7µg Agave nectar
Vitamin A 42IU 156IU Agave nectar
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 8µg Agave nectar
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.98mg Agave nectar
Vitamin C 41mg 17mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.122mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.165mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B3 0.1mg 0.689mg Agave nectar
Vitamin B5 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.234mg Agave nectar
Folate 8µg 30µg Agave nectar
Choline 7.6mg 13.3mg Agave nectar
Vitamin K 11µg 22.5µg Agave nectar
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0g Agave nectar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Currant Agave nectar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
24%
Agave nectar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
17%
Currant
2%
Agave nectar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Currant
Currant is lower in Sugar (difference - 60.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agave nectar
Agave nectar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/nutrients
  2. Agave nectar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170277/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.