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Dried fruit vs. Quince — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dried fruit and Quince different?

  • Dried fruit is richer in Potassium, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, while Quince is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Dried fruit covers your daily need of Potassium 28% more than Quince.
  • Dried fruit contains 90 times more Vitamin A RAE than Quince. Dried fruit contains 180µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Quince contains 2µg.

Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked and Quinces, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +400%
Contains more Iron +280%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +489.8%
Contains more Zinc +875%
Contains more Copper +163.8%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115% 31% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44% 0% 4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +280%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +489.8%
Contains more Zinc +875%
Contains more Copper +163.8%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +8910%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1194.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +537%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8% 8%
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% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +8910%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1194.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +537%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +747.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +309.4%
Contains more Other +542.5%
Contains more Water +171.3%
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 3.39 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 62.64 g
Water: 30.89 g
Other: 2.57 g
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Protein +747.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +309.4%
Contains more Other +542.5%
Contains more Water +171.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48%
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.2%
10% 45% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
10% 38% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48%
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried fruit Quince Opinion
Net carbs 55.34g 13.4g Dried fruit
Protein 3.39g 0.4g Dried fruit
Fats 0.51g 0.1g Dried fruit
Carbs 62.64g 15.3g Dried fruit
Calories 241kcal 57kcal Dried fruit
Starch 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g Dried fruit
Sugar 53.44g Quince
Fiber 7.3g 1.9g Dried fruit
Calcium 55mg 11mg Dried fruit
Iron 2.66mg 0.7mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 32mg 8mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 71mg 17mg Dried fruit
Potassium 1162mg 197mg Dried fruit
Sodium 10mg 4mg Quince
Zinc 0.39mg 0.04mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.343mg 0.13mg Dried fruit
Manganese 0.235mg Dried fruit
Selenium 2.2µg 0.6µg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 3604IU 40IU Dried fruit
Vitamin A RAE 180µg 2µg Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg Dried fruit
Vitamin C 1mg 15mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.02mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.074mg 0.03mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 2.589mg 0.2mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.516mg 0.081mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.143mg 0.04mg Dried fruit
Folate 10µg 3µg Dried fruit
Choline 13.9mg Dried fruit
Vitamin K 3.1µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.074g 0.036g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.05g Dried fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried fruit Quince
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
36%
Dried fruit
6%
Quince
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Dried fruit
11%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit 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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/nutrients
  2. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/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.