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Gooseberry vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Gooseberry and Quince

  • Gooseberry has more Vitamin C, and Fiber, however Quince is higher in Copper.
  • Gooseberry covers your daily need of Vitamin C 14% more than Quince.
  • Gooseberry has 2 times more Fiber than Quince. While Gooseberry has 4.3g of Fiber, Quince has only 1.9g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Gooseberries, raw and Quinces, 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 +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 197
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 12% 8% 12% 18% 1% 4% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Equal in Potassium - 197

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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Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +625%
Contains more Vitamin C +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +625%
Contains more Vitamin C +84.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gooseberry Quince Opinion
Net carbs 5.88g 13.4g Quince
Protein 0.88g 0.4g Gooseberry
Fats 0.58g 0.1g Gooseberry
Carbs 10.18g 15.3g Quince
Calories 44kcal 57kcal Quince
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 4.3g 1.9g Gooseberry
Calcium 25mg 11mg Gooseberry
Iron 0.31mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 10mg 8mg Gooseberry
Phosphorus 27mg 17mg Gooseberry
Potassium 198mg 197mg Gooseberry
Sodium 1mg 4mg Gooseberry
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Copper 0.07mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 290IU 40IU Gooseberry
Vitamin E 0.37mg mg Gooseberry
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 27.7mg 15mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.02mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.03mg
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.2mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B5 0.286mg 0.081mg Gooseberry
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.04mg Gooseberry
Folate 6µg 3µg Gooseberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
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 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.051g 0.036g Gooseberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.317g 0.05g Gooseberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Gooseberry Quince
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
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
10
Gooseberry
13
Quince

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
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
10%
Gooseberry
15%
Quince
Fats
3%
Gooseberry
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.