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Quince vs Common fig - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Quince and Common fig

  • Quince is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, yet Common fig is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Quince covers your daily Vitamin C needs 14% more than Common fig.
  • Quince contains 2 times more Copper than Common fig. While Quince contains 0.13mg of Copper, Common fig contains only 0.07mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Quinces, raw and Figs, 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 Iron +89.2%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +275%
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 14% 11% 21% 13% 24% 5% 6% 1%
Contains more Iron +89.2%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +275%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 7% 9% 3% 0% 15% 12% 8% 18% 27% 0% 12% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +650%
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.5%
Contains more Folate +100%

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
9
Common fig
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
11
Common fig

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
5%
Common fig
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
19%
Common fig
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Common fig

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 Common fig
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Common fig
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 - 16.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Common fig
Common fig contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Common fig
Common fig is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Common fig
Common fig 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Common fig Opinion
Calories 57 74 Common fig
Protein 0.4 0.75 Common fig
Fats 0.1 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin C 15 2 Quince
Carbs 15.3 19.18 Common fig
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Iron 0.7 0.37 Quince
Calcium 11 35 Common fig
Potassium 197 232 Common fig
Magnesium 8 17 Common fig
Sugar 16.26 Quince
Fiber 1.9 2.9 Common fig
Copper 0.13 0.07 Quince
Zinc 0.04 0.15 Common fig
Starch
Phosphorus 17 14 Quince
Sodium 4 1 Common fig
Vitamin A 40 142 Common fig
Vitamin E 0.11 Common fig
Vitamin D 0 Common fig
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.06 Common fig
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.05 Common fig
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.4 Common fig
Vitamin B5 0.081 0.3 Common fig
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.113 Common fig
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.7 Common fig
Folate 3 6 Common fig
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.01 0.06 Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036 0.066 Common fig
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.144 Common fig
Tryptophan 0.006 Common fig
Threonine 0.024 Common fig
Isoleucine 0.023 Common fig
Leucine 0.033 Common fig
Lysine 0.03 Common fig
Methionine 0.006 Common fig
Phenylalanine 0.018 Common fig
Valine 0.028 Common fig
Histidine 0.011 Common fig
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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. Common fig - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173021/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.