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Miso vs. Currant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Miso and Currant?

  • Miso is richer in Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, and Choline, yet Currant is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Miso's daily need coverage for Sodium is 162% higher.
  • Miso has 11 times more Zinc than Currant. Miso has 2.56mg of Zinc, while Currant has 0.23mg.
  • Currant contains less Sodium.

We used Miso and Currants, red and white, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Miso
8
:
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +149%
Contains more Magnesium +269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.4%
Contains more Zinc +1013%
Contains more Copper +292.5%
Contains more Manganese +361.8%
Contains more Selenium +1066.7%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 94% 35% 69% 19% 487% 70% 140% 113% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 38% 10% 19% 25% 1% 7% 36% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +149%
Contains more Magnesium +269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.4%
Contains more Zinc +1013%
Contains more Copper +292.5%
Contains more Manganese +361.8%
Contains more Selenium +1066.7%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains less Sodium -100%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Miso
10
:
Contains more Vitamin A +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +806%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +426.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.3%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 1% 0% 0% 25% 54% 17% 21% 46% 15% 10% 40% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 2% 0% 137% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 6% 0% 5% 28%
Contains more Vitamin A +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +366%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +806%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +426.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +184.3%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
4
:
Contains more Protein +813.6%
Contains more Fats +2905%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%
Contains more Other +1870.8%
Contains more Water +95.1%
13% 6% 25% 43% 13%
Protein: 12.79 g
Fats: 6.01 g
Carbs: 25.37 g
Water: 43.02 g
Other: 12.81 g
14% 84%
Protein: 1.4 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.8 g
Water: 83.95 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Protein +813.6%
Contains more Fats +2905%
Contains more Carbs +83.8%
Contains more Other +1870.8%
Contains more Water +95.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
2
:
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3892.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3177.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.3%
20% 22% 57%
Saturated Fat: 1.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.118 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.884 g
13% 21% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.028 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3892.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +3177.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Miso
2
:
Contains more Fructose +70%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
97% 3%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 6 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.2 g
Galactose: 0 g
8% 44% 48%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.61 g
Glucose: 3.22 g
Fructose: 3.53 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Fructose +70%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Miso Currant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Miso Currant Opinion
Net carbs 19.97g 9.5g Miso
Protein 12.79g 1.4g Miso
Fats 6.01g 0.2g Miso
Carbs 25.37g 13.8g Miso
Calories 198kcal 56kcal Miso
Fructose 6g 3.53g Miso
Sugar 6.2g 7.37g Miso
Fiber 5.4g 4.3g Miso
Calcium 57mg 33mg Miso
Iron 2.49mg 1mg Miso
Magnesium 48mg 13mg Miso
Phosphorus 159mg 44mg Miso
Potassium 210mg 275mg Currant
Sodium 3728mg 1mg Currant
Zinc 2.56mg 0.23mg Miso
Copper 0.42mg 0.107mg Miso
Manganese 0.859mg 0.186mg Miso
Selenium 7µg 0.6µg Miso
Vitamin A 87IU 42IU Miso
Vitamin A RAE 4µg 2µg Miso
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.1mg Currant
Vitamin C 0mg 41mg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.04mg Miso
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.05mg Miso
Vitamin B3 0.906mg 0.1mg Miso
Vitamin B5 0.337mg 0.064mg Miso
Vitamin B6 0.199mg 0.07mg Miso
Folate 19µg 8µg Miso
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Miso
Choline 72.2mg 7.6mg Miso
Vitamin K 29.3µg 11µg Miso
Tryptophan 0.155mg Miso
Threonine 0.479mg Miso
Isoleucine 0.508mg Miso
Leucine 0.82mg Miso
Lysine 0.478mg Miso
Methionine 0.129mg Miso
Phenylalanine 0.486mg Miso
Valine 0.547mg Miso
Histidine 0.243mg Miso
Saturated Fat 1.025g 0.017g Currant
Monounsaturated Fat 1.118g 0.028g Miso
Polyunsaturated fat 2.884g 0.088g Miso

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Miso Currant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Miso
17%
Currant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
108%
Miso
17%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Miso
Miso is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Miso
Miso is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Miso
Miso is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3727mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Currant
Currant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Miso - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172442/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.