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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" charts 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%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%
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 17% 100% 23% 31% 103% 2% 11% 115% 31% 12%
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%
Contains more Selenium +266.7%

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 +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 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 217% 87% 0% 4% 4% 18% 49% 31% 33% 8% 0% 8% 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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +171.3%
Contains more Protein +747.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +309.4%
Contains more Other +542.5%
15% 84%
Protein: 0.4 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Water: 83.8 g
Other: 0.4 g
3% 63% 31% 3%
Protein: 3.39 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 62.64 g
Water: 30.89 g
Other: 2.57 g
Contains more Water +171.3%
Contains more Protein +747.5%
Contains more Fats +410%
Contains more Carbs +309.4%
Contains more Other +542.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48%
10% 38% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.036 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
10% 45% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.074 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +48%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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 0.35g Dried fruit
Fructose 12.47g Dried fruit
Sugar 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
Manganese 0.235mg Dried fruit
Selenium 0.6µg 2.2µg Dried fruit
Vitamin A 40IU 3604IU Dried fruit
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 180µg Dried fruit
Vitamin E 4.33mg 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
Choline 13.9mg Dried fruit
Vitamin K 3.1µg Dried fruit
Tryptophan 0.016mg Dried fruit
Threonine 0.073mg Dried fruit
Isoleucine 0.063mg Dried fruit
Leucine 0.105mg Dried fruit
Lysine 0.083mg Dried fruit
Methionine 0.015mg Dried fruit
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Dried fruit
Valine 0.078mg Dried fruit
Histidine 0.047mg 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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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
36%
Dried fruit
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Quince
44%
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

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. 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.