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Quince vs Dried fruit - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quince and Dried fruit different?

  • Quince is richer in Vitamin C, while Dried fruit is higher in Potassium, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Dried fruit covers your daily need of Potassium 28% more than Quince.
  • Quince contains 15 times more Vitamin C than Dried fruit. Quince contains 15mg of Vitamin C, while Dried fruit contains 1mg.

Quinces, raw and Apricots, dried, sulfured, uncooked types were 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
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +280%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +489.8%
Contains more Zinc +875%
Contains more Copper +163.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +280%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +489.8%
Contains more Zinc +875%
Contains more Copper +163.8%

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 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +8910%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1194.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +537%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
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 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +8910%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +146.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1194.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +537%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +257.5%
Contains more Folate +233.3%

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 Dried fruit
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Dried fruit Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 55.34g Dried fruit
Protein 0.4g 3.39g Dried fruit
Fats 0.1g 0.51g Dried fruit
Carbs 15.3g 62.64g Dried fruit
Calories 57kcal 241kcal Dried fruit
Starch g 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose g 12.47g Dried fruit
Sugar g 53.44g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 7.3g Dried fruit
Calcium 11mg 55mg Dried fruit
Iron 0.7mg 2.66mg Dried fruit
Magnesium 8mg 32mg Dried fruit
Phosphorus 17mg 71mg Dried fruit
Potassium 197mg 1162mg Dried fruit
Sodium 4mg 10mg Quince
Zinc 0.04mg 0.39mg Dried fruit
Copper 0.13mg 0.343mg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 40IU 3604IU Dried fruit
Vitamin E mg 4.33mg Dried fruit
Vitamin D IU 0IU Dried fruit
Vitamin D µg 0µg Dried fruit
Vitamin C 15mg 1mg Quince
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.074mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 2.589mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.516mg Dried fruit
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.143mg Dried fruit
Folate 3µg 10µg Dried fruit
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.1µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan mg 0.016mg Dried fruit
Threonine mg 0.073mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine mg 0.063mg Dried fruit
Leucine mg 0.105mg Dried fruit
Lysine mg 0.083mg Dried fruit
Methionine mg 0.015mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Dried fruit
Valine mg 0.078mg Dried fruit
Histidine mg 0.047mg Dried fruit
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Dried fruit
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.017g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.074g Dried fruit
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.074g Dried fruit

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Dried fruit
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
38
Dried fruit
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
50
Dried fruit

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
20%
Dried fruit
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
63%
Dried fruit
Fats
0%
Quince
2%
Dried fruit

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 53.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Quince
Quince contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dried fruit
Dried fruit 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. Dried fruit - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173941/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.