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

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.
Nectarine 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nectarine Quince Opinion
Net carbs 8.85g 13.4g Quince
Protein 1.06g 0.4g Nectarine
Fats 0.32g 0.1g Nectarine
Carbs 10.55g 15.3g Quince
Calories 44kcal 57kcal Quince
Starch 0.07g g Nectarine
Fructose 1.37g g Nectarine
Sugar 7.89g g Quince
Fiber 1.7g 1.9g Quince
Calcium 6mg 11mg Quince
Iron 0.28mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 9mg 8mg Nectarine
Phosphorus 26mg 17mg Nectarine
Potassium 201mg 197mg Nectarine
Sodium 0mg 4mg Nectarine
Zinc 0.17mg 0.04mg Nectarine
Copper 0.086mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 332IU 40IU Nectarine
Vitamin E 0.77mg mg Nectarine
Vitamin D 0IU IU Nectarine
Vitamin D 0µg µg Nectarine
Vitamin C 5.4mg 15mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.02mg Nectarine
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.03mg Quince
Vitamin B3 1.125mg 0.2mg Nectarine
Vitamin B5 0.185mg 0.081mg Nectarine
Vitamin B6 0.025mg 0.04mg Quince
Folate 5µg 3µg Nectarine
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Nectarine
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Nectarine
Threonine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Isoleucine 0.009mg mg Nectarine
Leucine 0.014mg mg Nectarine
Lysine 0.016mg mg Nectarine
Methionine 0.006mg mg Nectarine
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Nectarine
Valine 0.013mg mg Nectarine
Histidine 0.008mg mg Nectarine
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.01g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.036g Nectarine
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113g 0.05g Nectarine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nectarine 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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Nectarine
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
11%
Nectarine
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Nectarine
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.