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Quince vs Clementine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quince and Clementine different?

  • Quince is higher in Copper and Iron, however Clementine is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1 and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 38% higher.
  • Quince contains 5 times more Iron than Clementine. While Quince contains 0.7mg of Iron, Clementine contains only 0.14mg.

Quinces, raw and Clementines, raw are the varieties used 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
Quince
3
:
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +202.3%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 4% 18% 6% 44% 2% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 9% 16% 8% 15% 2% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +202.3%
Contains more Calcium +172.7%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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
2
:
Contains more Vitamin C +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 163% 0% 4% 0% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +225.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.5%
Contains more Folate +700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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
7
Quince
21
Clementine
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
8
Clementine

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
2%
Quince
5%
Clementine
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
12%
Clementine
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Clementine

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quince Clementine
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 - 9.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Clementine
Clementine contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Quince Clementine Opinion
Calories 57 47 Quince
Protein 0.4 0.85 Clementine
Fats 0.1 0.15 Clementine
Vitamin C 15 48.8 Clementine
Carbs 15.3 12.02 Quince
Cholesterol 0 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 Clementine
Iron 0.7 0.14 Quince
Calcium 11 30 Clementine
Potassium 197 177 Quince
Magnesium 8 10 Clementine
Sugars 9.18 Quince
Fiber 1.9 1.7 Quince
Copper 0.13 0.043 Quince
Zinc 0.04 0.06 Clementine
Starch 0 Clementine
Phosphorus 17 21 Clementine
Sodium 4 1 Clementine
Vitamin A 40 Quince
Vitamin E 0.2 Clementine
Vitamin D 0 Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.086 Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.03
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.636 Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.081 0.151 Clementine
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.075 Clementine
Vitamin B12 0 Quince
Vitamin K 0 Clementine
Folate 3 24 Clementine
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.01 Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 Quince
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.64 Clementine

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. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/nutrients
  2. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/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.