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Nectarine vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Nectarine and Quince?

  • Nectarine is higher in Vitamin B3, yet Quince is higher in Vitamin C and Iron.
  • Quince's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 11% more.
  • Nectarine has 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Quince. While Nectarine has 1.125mg of Vitamin B3, Quince has only 0.2mg.

We used Nectarines, raw and Quinces, raw types in this article.

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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
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3
Quince
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Equal in Potassium - 197
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 2% 18% 7% 29% 5% 12% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
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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3
Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 20% 16% 0% 9% 7% 22% 12% 6% 0% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 3% 0% 0% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +730%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Nectarine
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
10
Nectarine
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 the food
Protein
6%
Nectarine
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Nectarine
0%
Quince

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Nectarine Quince
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nectarine Quince
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Quince
Quince contains less Sugars (difference - 7.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nectarine
Nectarine contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Nectarine
Nectarine is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nectarine
Nectarine is relatively richer in vitamins
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Nectarine Quince Opinion
Calories 44 57 Quince
Protein 1.06 0.4 Nectarine
Fats 0.32 0.1 Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4 15 Quince
Carbs 10.55 15.3 Quince
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Nectarine
Iron 0.28 0.7 Quince
Calcium 6 11 Quince
Potassium 201 197 Nectarine
Magnesium 9 8 Nectarine
Sugars 7.89 Quince
Fiber 1.7 1.9 Quince
Copper 0.086 0.13 Quince
Zinc 0.17 0.04 Nectarine
Starch 0.07 Nectarine
Phosphorus 26 17 Nectarine
Sodium 0 4 Nectarine
Vitamin A 332 40 Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77 Nectarine
Vitamin D 0 Nectarine
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.02 Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.03 Quince
Vitamin B3 1.125 0.2 Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185 0.081 Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025 0.04 Quince
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Nectarine
Folate 5 3 Nectarine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.036 Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.05 Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005 Nectarine
Threonine 0.009 Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009 Nectarine
Leucine 0.014 Nectarine
Lysine 0.016 Nectarine
Methionine 0.006 Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021 Nectarine
Valine 0.013 Nectarine
Histidine 0.008 Nectarine
Fructose 1.37 Nectarine

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Nectarine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169914/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.