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Prune vs Quince - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Prune and Quince?

  • Prune is higher in Fiber, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, yet Quince is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Prune's daily need coverage for Fiber is 21% more.
  • Prune has 9 times more Vitamin B3 than Quince. While Prune has 1.882mg of Vitamin B3, Quince has only 0.2mg.

We used Plums, dried (prunes), uncooked 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
Prune
8
:
0
Quince
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains more Calcium +290.9%
Contains more Potassium +271.6%
Contains more Magnesium +412.5%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 35% 13% 65% 30% 94% 12% 30% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains more Calcium +290.9%
Contains more Potassium +271.6%
Contains more Magnesium +412.5%
Contains more Copper +116.2%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
Prune
10
:
1
Quince
Contains more Vitamin A +1852.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +520%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +841%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +421%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 47% 9% 0% 13% 43% 36% 26% 48% 0% 149% 3%
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 +1852.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +155%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +520%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +841%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +421%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.5%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2400%

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
31
Prune
7
Quince
Mineral Summary Score
35
Prune
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
13%
Prune
2%
Quince
Carbohydrates
64%
Prune
15%
Quince
Fats
2%
Prune
0%
Quince

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

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is better in case of low diet
Prune 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 is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.078g)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Prune
Prune contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Prune
Prune is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Prune
Prune is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Prune Quince Opinion
Calories 240 57 Prune
Protein 2.18 0.4 Prune
Fats 0.38 0.1 Prune
Vitamin C 0.6 15 Quince
Carbs 63.88 15.3 Prune
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Prune
Iron 0.93 0.7 Prune
Calcium 43 11 Prune
Potassium 732 197 Prune
Magnesium 41 8 Prune
Sugar 38.13 Quince
Fiber 7.1 1.9 Prune
Copper 0.281 0.13 Prune
Zinc 0.44 0.04 Prune
Starch 5.11 Prune
Phosphorus 69 17 Prune
Sodium 2 4 Prune
Vitamin A 781 40 Prune
Vitamin E 0.43 Prune
Vitamin D 0 Prune
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.02 Prune
Vitamin B2 0.186 0.03 Prune
Vitamin B3 1.882 0.2 Prune
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.081 Prune
Vitamin B6 0.205 0.04 Prune
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 59.5 Prune
Folate 4 3 Prune
Trans Fat 0 Prune
Saturated Fat 0.088 0.01 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053 0.036 Prune
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.05 Prune
Tryptophan 0.025 Prune
Threonine 0.049 Prune
Isoleucine 0.041 Prune
Leucine 0.066 Prune
Lysine 0.05 Prune
Methionine 0.016 Prune
Phenylalanine 0.052 Prune
Valine 0.056 Prune
Histidine 0.027 Prune
Fructose 12.45 Prune

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. Prune - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168162/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.