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Gooseberry vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gooseberry and Currant

  • Gooseberry contains less Vitamin C, and Iron than Currant.
  • Currant's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 15% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Gooseberries, raw and Currants, red and white, 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
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
Equal in Sodium - 1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Iron +222.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains more Potassium +38.9%
Contains more Zinc +91.7%
Contains more Copper +52.9%
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 +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
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 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 28%
Contains more Vitamin A +590.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +346.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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 Currant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Currant Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 9.5g Currant
Protein 0.88g 1.4g Currant
Fats 0.58g 0.2g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 13.8g Currant
Calories 44kcal 56kcal Currant
Starch g g
Fructose g 3.53g Currant
Sugar g 7.37g Gooseberry
Fiber 4.3g 4.3g
Calcium 25mg 33mg Currant
Iron 0.31mg 1mg Currant
Magnesium 10mg 13mg Currant
Phosphorus 27mg 44mg Currant
Potassium 198mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.12mg 0.23mg Currant
Copper 0.07mg 0.107mg Currant
Vitamin A 290IU 42IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.1mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU 0IU Currant
Vitamin D µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin C 27.7mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.05mg Currant
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.1mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.064mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.07mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg 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 0.038g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.028g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.088g Gooseberry

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Gooseberry 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
15
Gooseberry
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
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
5%
Gooseberry
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
14%
Currant
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Currant
Currant is relatively richer in minerals
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.