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Pineapple vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pineapple and Quince

  • Pineapple has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Quince has more Iron.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 36% more.
  • Pineapple has 6 times more Folate than Quince. Pineapple has 18µg of Folate, while Quince has 3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pineapple, raw, all varieties 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 +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Iron +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%

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 +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
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 +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pineapple Quince Opinion
Net carbs 11.72g 13.4g Quince
Protein 0.54g 0.4g Pineapple
Fats 0.12g 0.1g Pineapple
Carbs 13.12g 15.3g Quince
Calories 50kcal 57kcal Quince
Starch 0g g Pineapple
Fructose 2.12g g Pineapple
Sugar 9.85g g Quince
Fiber 1.4g 1.9g Quince
Calcium 13mg 11mg Pineapple
Iron 0.29mg 0.7mg Quince
Magnesium 12mg 8mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 8mg 17mg Quince
Potassium 109mg 197mg Quince
Sodium 1mg 4mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.12mg 0.04mg Pineapple
Copper 0.11mg 0.13mg Quince
Vitamin A 58IU 40IU Pineapple
Vitamin E 0.02mg mg Pineapple
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pineapple
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 47.8mg 15mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.079mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.03mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.2mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.213mg 0.081mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.112mg 0.04mg Pineapple
Folate 18µg 3µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.7µg µg Pineapple
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Pineapple
Threonine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Isoleucine 0.019mg mg Pineapple
Leucine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Lysine 0.026mg mg Pineapple
Methionine 0.012mg mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine 0.021mg mg Pineapple
Valine 0.024mg mg Pineapple
Histidine 0.01mg mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.009g 0.01g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.036g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g 0.05g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pineapple 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
21
Pineapple
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pineapple
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
3%
Pineapple
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
13%
Pineapple
15%
Quince
Fats
1%
Pineapple
0%
Quince

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple 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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.