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Rose hip vs Currant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rose hip and Currant?

  • Rose hip is richer than Currant in Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B2.
  • Rose hip's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 428% more.
  • Rose hip has 109 times more Vitamin A than Currant. While Rose hip has 217µg of Vitamin A, Currant has only 2µg.

We used Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) and Currants, red and white, raw types 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 Calcium +412.1%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Magnesium +430.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.107
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 40% 51% 38% 50% 38% 7% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 10% 25% 10% 36% 7% 19% 1%
Contains more Calcium +412.1%
Contains more Potassium +56%
Contains more Magnesium +430.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.107
Equal in Zinc - 0.23

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +939%
Contains more Vitamin A +10245.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1420% 261% 117% 0% 4% 39% 25% 48% 18% 0% 65% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 137% 3% 2% 0% 10% 12% 2% 4% 17% 0% 28% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +939%
Contains more Vitamin A +10245.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +5740%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +232%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1150%
Contains more Vitamin K +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

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.
Rose hip Currant
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rose hip Currant Opinion
Calories 162kcal 56kcal Rose hip
Protein 1.6g 1.4g Rose hip
Fats 0.34g 0.2g Rose hip
Vitamin C 426mg 41mg Rose hip
Net carbs 14.12g 9.5g Rose hip
Carbs 38.22g 13.8g Rose hip
Cholesterol mg 0mg Rose hip
Vitamin D IU 0IU Currant
Iron 1.06mg 1mg Rose hip
Calcium 169mg 33mg Rose hip
Potassium 429mg 275mg Rose hip
Magnesium 69mg 13mg Rose hip
Sugar 2.58g 7.37g Rose hip
Fiber 24.1g 4.3g Rose hip
Copper 0.113mg 0.107mg Rose hip
Zinc 0.25mg 0.23mg Rose hip
Starch g g
Phosphorus 61mg 44mg Rose hip
Sodium 4mg 1mg Currant
Vitamin A 4345IU 42IU Rose hip
Vitamin E 5.84mg 0.1mg Rose hip
Vitamin D µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin B1 0.016mg 0.04mg Currant
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.05mg Rose hip
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.1mg Rose hip
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.064mg Rose hip
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.07mg Rose hip
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Currant
Vitamin K 25.9µg 11µg Rose hip
Folate 3µg 8µg Currant
Trans Fat g 0g Rose hip
Saturated Fat g 0.017g Rose hip
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.028g Currant
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.088g Currant
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
Fructose 1.16g 3.53g Currant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rose hip Currant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
166
Rose hip
18
Currant
Mineral Summary Score
31
Rose hip
18
Currant

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
10%
Rose hip
8%
Currant
Carbohydrates
38%
Rose hip
14%
Currant
Fats
2%
Rose hip
1%
Currant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.79g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rose hip
Rose hip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Currant
Currant contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Currant
Currant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Currant
Currant is cheaper (difference - $1.5)

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. Rose hip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168998/nutrients
  2. Currant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173964/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.