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Kiwifruit vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Kiwifruit and Quince

  • Kiwifruit is richer than Quince in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Kiwifruit is 86% higher.
  • Kiwifruit contains 8 times more Folate than Quince. Kiwifruit contains 25µg of Folate, while Quince contains 3µg.

Food types used in this article are Kiwifruit, green, 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 +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.4%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 12% 13% 15% 28% 1% 4% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +209.1%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.4%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.13

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 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +518%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 30% 0% 309% 7% 6% 7% 11% 15% 19% 0% 101%
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 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +518%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kiwifruit Quince Opinion
Net carbs 11.66g 13.4g Quince
Protein 1.14g 0.4g Kiwifruit
Fats 0.52g 0.1g Kiwifruit
Carbs 14.66g 15.3g Quince
Calories 61kcal 57kcal Kiwifruit
Starch 0g g Kiwifruit
Fructose 4.35g g Kiwifruit
Sugar 8.99g g Quince
Fiber 3g 1.9g Kiwifruit
Calcium 34mg 11mg Kiwifruit
Iron 0.31mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 17mg 8mg Kiwifruit
Phosphorus 34mg 17mg Kiwifruit
Potassium 312mg 197mg Kiwifruit
Sodium 3mg 4mg Kiwifruit
Zinc 0.14mg 0.04mg Kiwifruit
Copper 0.13mg 0.13mg
Vitamin A 87IU 40IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin E 1.46mg mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0IU IU Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0µg µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 92.7mg 15mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.02mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.341mg 0.2mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.081mg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.04mg Kiwifruit
Folate 25µg 3µg Kiwifruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 40.3µg µg Kiwifruit
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Kiwifruit
Threonine 0.047mg mg Kiwifruit
Isoleucine 0.051mg mg Kiwifruit
Leucine 0.066mg mg Kiwifruit
Lysine 0.061mg mg Kiwifruit
Methionine 0.024mg mg Kiwifruit
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Kiwifruit
Valine 0.057mg mg Kiwifruit
Histidine 0.027mg mg Kiwifruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.029g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g 0.036g Kiwifruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.287g 0.05g Kiwifruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kiwifruit 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
42
Kiwifruit
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
15
Kiwifruit
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
7%
Kiwifruit
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
15%
Kiwifruit
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Kiwifruit
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kiwifruit
Kiwifruit 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. Kiwifruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168153/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.