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Quince vs. Crabapple (Malus) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Quince and Crabapple (Malus)

  • Crabapple (Malus) has less Vitamin C, and Copper than Quince.
  • Quince has 2 times more Copper than Crabapple (Malus). While Quince has 0.13mg of Copper, Crabapple (Malus) has only 0.067mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Quinces, raw and Crabapples, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Copper +94%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 194
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44% 0% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 14% 5% 7% 18% 1% 0% 23% 15% 0%
Contains more Iron +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Copper +94%
Contains more Calcium +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 194

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 50% 5% 7% 4% 5% 10% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 27% 8% 5% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Equal in Vitamin A - 40

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +30.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.4
Equal in Water - 78.94
Equal in Other - 0.41
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
20% 79%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 19.95 g
Water: 78.94 g
Other: 0.41 g
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +30.4%
Equal in Protein - 0.4
Equal in Water - 78.94
Equal in Other - 0.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +76%
10% 38% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
32% 8% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -79.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +76%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Quince Crabapple (Malus)
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Crabapple (Malus) Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Protein 0.4g 0.4g
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Crabapple (Malus)
Carbs 15.3g 19.95g Crabapple (Malus)
Calories 57kcal 76kcal Crabapple (Malus)
Fiber 1.9g Quince
Calcium 11mg 18mg Crabapple (Malus)
Iron 0.7mg 0.36mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 7mg Quince
Phosphorus 17mg 15mg Quince
Potassium 197mg 194mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 1mg Crabapple (Malus)
Zinc 0.04mg Quince
Copper 0.13mg 0.067mg Quince
Manganese 0.115mg Crabapple (Malus)
Selenium 0.6µg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 40IU
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 2µg
Vitamin C 15mg 8mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.03mg Crabapple (Malus)
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.1mg Quince
Vitamin B5 0.081mg Quince
Vitamin B6 0.04mg Quince
Folate 3µg Quince
Tryptophan 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Threonine 0.014mg Crabapple (Malus)
Isoleucine 0.016mg Crabapple (Malus)
Leucine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Lysine 0.025mg Crabapple (Malus)
Methionine 0.004mg Crabapple (Malus)
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Crabapple (Malus)
Valine 0.019mg Crabapple (Malus)
Histidine 0.006mg Crabapple (Malus)
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.048g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.012g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.088g Crabapple (Malus)

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Crabapple (Malus)
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Quince
3%
Crabapple (Malus)
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Quince
8%
Crabapple (Malus)

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Quince
Quince is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Crabapple (Malus)
Crabapple (Malus) is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Quince - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168163/nutrients
  2. Crabapple (Malus) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171721/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.