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Mulberry vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mulberry and Quince?

  • Mulberry is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B2, yet Quince is richer in Copper.
  • Mulberry's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 24% higher.
  • Mulberry has 4 times more Calcium than Quince. Mulberry has 39mg of Calcium, while Quince has 11mg.

We used Mulberries, raw and Quinces, 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 Calcium +254.5%
Contains more Iron +164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.5%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
Equal in Potassium - 197
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 70% 13% 17% 18% 2% 4% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +254.5%
Contains more Iron +164.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.5%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Copper +116.7%
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 C +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 18% 0% 122% 8% 24% 12% 0% 12% 5% 0% 20%
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 C +142.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +236.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +60%

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.
Mulberry Quince
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mulberry Quince Opinion
Net carbs 8.1g 13.4g Quince
Protein 1.44g 0.4g Mulberry
Fats 0.39g 0.1g Mulberry
Carbs 9.8g 15.3g Quince
Calories 43kcal 57kcal Quince
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 8.1g g Quince
Fiber 1.7g 1.9g Quince
Calcium 39mg 11mg Mulberry
Iron 1.85mg 0.7mg Mulberry
Magnesium 18mg 8mg Mulberry
Phosphorus 38mg 17mg Mulberry
Potassium 194mg 197mg Quince
Sodium 10mg 4mg Quince
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Mulberry
Copper 0.06mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 25IU 40IU Quince
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Mulberry
Vitamin D 0IU IU Mulberry
Vitamin D 0µg µg Mulberry
Vitamin C 36.4mg 15mg Mulberry
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.02mg Mulberry
Vitamin B2 0.101mg 0.03mg Mulberry
Vitamin B3 0.62mg 0.2mg Mulberry
Vitamin B5 mg 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.04mg Mulberry
Folate 6µg 3µg Mulberry
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.8µg µg Mulberry
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 0.027g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.041g 0.036g Mulberry
Polyunsaturated fat 0.207g 0.05g Mulberry

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mulberry 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
18
Mulberry
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
19
Mulberry
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
9%
Mulberry
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
10%
Mulberry
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Mulberry
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mulberry
Mulberry is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Mulberry
Mulberry is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mulberry
Mulberry is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mulberry
Mulberry 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. Mulberry - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169913/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.