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Gooseberry vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Gooseberry and Common fig?

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C, and Fiber than Common fig.
  • Gooseberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.

We used Gooseberries, raw and Figs, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 14% 13% 6% 21% 1% 5% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Potassium +17.2%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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 +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1285%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.3
Equal in Folate - 6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 8% 0% 93% 10% 7% 6% 18% 19% 5% 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 9% 3% 0% 7% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 5% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1285%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.3
Equal in Folate - 6

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.
Gooseberry Common fig
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Common fig Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 16.28g Common fig
Protein 0.88g 0.75g Gooseberry
Fats 0.58g 0.3g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 19.18g Common fig
Calories 44kcal 74kcal Common fig
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 16.26g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 2.9g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 35mg Common fig
Iron 0.31mg 0.37mg Common fig
Magnesium 10mg 17mg Common fig
Phosphorus 27mg 14mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 232mg Common fig
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.15mg Common fig
Copper 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin A 290IU 142IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.11mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Common fig
Vitamin D µg 0µg Common fig
Vitamin C 27.7mg 2mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.06mg Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.05mg Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.4mg Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.3mg Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.113mg Common fig
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.7µg Common fig
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Common fig
Threonine mg 0.024mg Common fig
Isoleucine mg 0.023mg Common fig
Leucine mg 0.033mg Common fig
Lysine mg 0.03mg Common fig
Methionine mg 0.006mg Common fig
Phenylalanine mg 0.018mg Common fig
Valine mg 0.028mg Common fig
Histidine mg 0.011mg Common fig
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.06g Gooseberry
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.066g Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.144g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gooseberry Common fig
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
15
Gooseberry
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
11
Common fig

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
5%
Gooseberry
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
19%
Common fig
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
1%
Common fig

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Gooseberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173030/nutrients
  2. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.