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Quince vs Pineapple - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Quince and Pineapple

  • Quince has more Iron, however Pineapple has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pineapple's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 36% more.
  • Quince has 2 times more Iron than Pineapple. Quince has 0.7mg of Iron, while Pineapple has 0.29mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Quinces, raw and Pineapple, raw, all varieties.

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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 +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 11% 9% 4% 10% 1% 4% 37%
Contains more Iron +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +200%

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 A +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
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 4% 1% 0% 160% 20% 8% 10% 13% 26% 14% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +45%
Contains more Vitamin C +218.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +295%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +500%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Pineapple Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 11.72g Quince
Protein 0.4g 0.54g Pineapple
Fats 0.1g 0.12g Pineapple
Carbs 15.3g 13.12g Quince
Calories 57kcal 50kcal Quince
Starch g 0g Pineapple
Fructose g 2.12g Pineapple
Sugar g 9.85g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 1.4g Quince
Calcium 11mg 13mg Pineapple
Iron 0.7mg 0.29mg Quince
Magnesium 8mg 12mg Pineapple
Phosphorus 17mg 8mg Quince
Potassium 197mg 109mg Quince
Sodium 4mg 1mg Pineapple
Zinc 0.04mg 0.12mg Pineapple
Copper 0.13mg 0.11mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 58IU Pineapple
Vitamin E mg 0.02mg Pineapple
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pineapple
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pineapple
Vitamin C 15mg 47.8mg Pineapple
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.079mg Pineapple
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.032mg Pineapple
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.5mg Pineapple
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.213mg Pineapple
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.112mg Pineapple
Folate 3µg 18µg Pineapple
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.7µg Pineapple
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Pineapple
Threonine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Isoleucine mg 0.019mg Pineapple
Leucine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Lysine mg 0.026mg Pineapple
Methionine mg 0.012mg Pineapple
Phenylalanine mg 0.021mg Pineapple
Valine mg 0.024mg Pineapple
Histidine mg 0.01mg Pineapple
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.009g Pineapple
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.013g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.04g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Quince Pineapple
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
21
Pineapple
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
10
Pineapple

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
3%
Pineapple
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
13%
Pineapple
Fats
0%
Quince
1%
Pineapple

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pineapple
Pineapple contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pineapple
Pineapple is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pineapple
Pineapple is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pineapple
Pineapple 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. Pineapple - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169124/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.