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Quince vs Rose hip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Quince and Rose hip different?

  • Rose hip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Phosphorus than Quince.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rose hip is 457% higher.

Quinces, raw and Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) are the varieties 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 more Copper +15%
Contains more Calcium +1436.4%
Contains more Iron +51.4%
Contains more Magnesium +762.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.8%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 27% 6% 8% 18% 1% 2% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 40% 50% 27% 38% 1% 7% 38%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Calcium +1436.4%
Contains more Iron +51.4%
Contains more Magnesium +762.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.8%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Equal in Sodium - 4

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 B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +10762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +887.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Equal in Folate - 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 261% 117% 0% 1420% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 3% 0% 65%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +10762.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +453.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +887.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Equal in Folate - 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 Rose hip
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Quince Rose hip Opinion
Net carbs 13.4g 14.12g Rose hip
Protein 0.4g 1.6g Rose hip
Fats 0.1g 0.34g Rose hip
Carbs 15.3g 38.22g Rose hip
Calories 57kcal 162kcal Rose hip
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.16g Rose hip
Sugar g 2.58g Quince
Fiber 1.9g 24.1g Rose hip
Calcium 11mg 169mg Rose hip
Iron 0.7mg 1.06mg Rose hip
Magnesium 8mg 69mg Rose hip
Phosphorus 17mg 61mg Rose hip
Potassium 197mg 429mg Rose hip
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 0.04mg 0.25mg Rose hip
Copper 0.13mg 0.113mg Quince
Vitamin A 40IU 4345IU Rose hip
Vitamin E mg 5.84mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 15mg 426mg Rose hip
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.016mg Quince
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.166mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.3mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.081mg 0.8mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.076mg Rose hip
Folate 3µg 3µg
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Quince
Vitamin K µg 25.9µg Rose hip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg mg Rose hip
Trans Fat 0g g Rose hip
Saturated Fat 0.01g g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g g Quince
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g g Quince

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Quince Rose hip
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
166
Rose hip
Mineral Summary Score
13
Quince
31
Rose hip

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
10%
Rose hip
Carbohydrates
15%
Quince
38%
Rose hip
Fats
0%
Quince
2%
Rose hip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rose hip
Rose hip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Quince
Quince is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Quince
Quince is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Quince
Quince is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/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.