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Quince vs Avocado - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Quince and Avocado

  • Quince has more Vitamin C, however Avocado is higher in Vitamin B5, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Avocado covers your daily need of Vitamin B5 26% more than Quince.
  • Quince has 2 times more Vitamin C than Avocado. While Quince has 15mg of Vitamin C, Avocado has only 10mg.
  • Quince has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Quinces, raw and Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties.

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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
Quince
2
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Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +1500%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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
Quince
1
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10
Avocado
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +265%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +542.5%
Contains more Folate +2600%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 53%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +265%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +235%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +769%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +542.5%
Contains more Folate +2600%

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.
Quince Avocado
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 Quince Avocado Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 1.83g Quince
Protein 0.4g 2g Avocado
Fats 0.1g 14.66g Avocado
Carbs 15.3g 8.53g Quince
Calories 57kcal 160kcal Avocado
Starch g 0.11g Avocado
Fructose g 0.12g Avocado
Sugar g 0.66g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 6.7g Avocado
Calcium 11mg 12mg Avocado
Iron 0.7mg 0.55mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 29mg Avocado
Phosphorus 17mg 52mg Avocado
Potassium 197mg 485mg Avocado
Sodium 4mg 7mg Quince
Zinc 0.04mg 0.64mg Avocado
Copper 0.13mg 0.19mg Avocado
Vitamin A 40IU 146IU Avocado
Vitamin E mg 2.07mg Avocado
Vitamin D IU 0IU Avocado
Vitamin D µg 0µg Avocado
Vitamin C 15mg 10mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.067mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.13mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.738mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 1.389mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.257mg Avocado
Folate 3µg 81µg Avocado
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 21µg Avocado
Tryptophan mg 0.025mg Avocado
Threonine mg 0.073mg Avocado
Isoleucine mg 0.084mg Avocado
Leucine mg 0.143mg Avocado
Lysine mg 0.132mg Avocado
Methionine mg 0.038mg Avocado
Phenylalanine mg 0.097mg Avocado
Valine mg 0.107mg Avocado
Histidine mg 0.049mg Avocado
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 2.126g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 9.799g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 1.816g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Quince Avocado
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
7
Quince
35
Avocado
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
24
Avocado

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
2%
Quince
12%
Avocado
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
9%
Avocado
Fats
0%
Quince
68%
Avocado

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.116g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado 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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/nutrients
  2. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/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.