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Fruit salad vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fruit salad and Currant?

  • Currant is richer than Fruit salad in Vitamin C, Fiber, Iron, and Copper.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% more.

We used Fruit salad, (peach and pear and apricot and pineapple and cherry), canned, juice pack, solids and liquids and Currants, red and white, raw types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 6% 6% 11% 1% 4% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +214.3%
Contains more Potassium +137.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +64.3%
Contains more Copper +114%

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 +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin C +1142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 36% 0% 0% 11% 3% 4% 7% 4% 7% 3% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin C +1142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +257.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +159.3%
Contains more Folate +166.7%

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.
Fruit salad Currant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Fruit salad Currant Opinion
Net carbs 12.05g 9.5g Fruit salad
Protein 0.51g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.03g 0.2g Currant
Carbs 13.05g 13.8g Currant
Calories 50kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar g 7.37g Fruit salad
Fiber 1g 4.3g Currant
Calcium 11mg 33mg Currant
Iron 0.25mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 8mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 14mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 116mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 5mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 0.14mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.05mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 600IU 42IU Fruit salad
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.3mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.014mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.356mg 0.1mg Fruit salad
Vitamin B5 0.053mg 0.064mg Currant
Vitamin B6 0.027mg 0.07mg Currant
Folate 3µg 8µg Currant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 11µg 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 0.004g 0.017g Fruit salad
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.011g 0.088g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fruit salad Currant
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
6
Fruit salad
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
7
Fruit salad
18
Currant

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
3%
Fruit salad
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
13%
Fruit salad
14%
Currant
Fats
0%
Fruit salad
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fruit salad
Fruit salad is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Fruit salad - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174670/nutrients
  2. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.