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Quince vs Feijoa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Quince and Feijoa

  • Quince has more Copper, and Iron, however Feijoa is richer in Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Feijoa covers your daily Vitamin C needs 20% more than Quince.
  • Feijoa has 5 times less Iron than Quince. Quince has 0.7mg of Iron, while Feijoa has 0.14mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Quinces, raw and Feijoa, 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
Quince
3
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5
Feijoa
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Copper +261.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 6% 7% 9% 16% 1% 2% 12%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Potassium +14.5%
Contains more Copper +261.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +50%

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
3
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7
Feijoa
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Contains more Folate +666.7%
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 1% 4% 0% 110% 2% 5% 6% 14% 16% 18% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Contains more Folate +666.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Feijoa Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 8.81g Quince
Protein 0.4g 0.71g Feijoa
Fats 0.1g 0.42g Feijoa
Carbs 15.3g 15.21g Quince
Calories 57kcal 61kcal Feijoa
Starch g 0g Feijoa
Fructose g 2.95g Feijoa
Sugar g 8.2g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 6.4g Feijoa
Calcium 11mg 17mg Feijoa
Iron 0.7mg 0.14mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 9mg Feijoa
Phosphorus 17mg 19mg Feijoa
Potassium 197mg 172mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 3mg Feijoa
Zinc 0.04mg 0.06mg Feijoa
Copper 0.13mg 0.036mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 6IU Quince
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Feijoa
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 15mg 32.9mg Feijoa
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.006mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.018mg Quince
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.295mg Feijoa
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.233mg Feijoa
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.067mg Feijoa
Folate 3µg 23µg Feijoa
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.5µg Feijoa
Tryptophan mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Threonine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Leucine mg 0.028mg Feijoa
Lysine mg 0.038mg Feijoa
Methionine mg 0.007mg Feijoa
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Valine mg 0.019mg Feijoa
Histidine mg 0.009mg Feijoa
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.104g Quince
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.056g Feijoa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.136g Feijoa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Feijoa
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
15
Feijoa
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
7
Feijoa

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
4%
Feijoa
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
15%
Feijoa
Fats
0%
Quince
2%
Feijoa

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 8.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Quince
Quince is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Feijoa
Feijoa contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Feijoa
Feijoa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Feijoa
Feijoa 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.

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. Feijoa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168176/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.